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Rim Fire Update and Road Openings

Rim Fire Update and Road Openings

September 17, 2013 | Comments (5)

The Rim Fire is continuing to burn in the Yosemite and Emigrant Wilderness and in the Stanislaus National Forest. Here’s the latest on what’s open and what’s closed and some advisories if you’re traveling in the area.

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How The Rim Fire was Conquered

How The Rim Fire was Conquered

September 17, 2013 | Comments (3)

Check out this interesting map of the Rim Fire. It has all the firelines marked on it which makes it REALLY interesting. You can see the things the fire crews focused on, you can see lines that were cut and overrun by the fire and you can see where the fire is still burning.

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Rim Fire and Road Closure Update

Rim Fire and Road Closure Update

September 11, 2013 | Comments (4)

To date the fire has cost an estimated $102 million, destroyed 11 residences, 3 businesses, 97 outbuildings and continues to threaten over 1200 structures.

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Long Lines by Donna S

Highway 120 Into Yosemite Open

September 6, 2013 | Comments (5)

Good news for residents and Yosemite visitors alike, Highway 120 to Yosemite from Groveland is now open.

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Yosemite Road and Trail Closure Update

Yosemite Road and Trail Closure Update

September 5, 2013 | Comments (2)

The Rim Fire is 80% contained but there’s still a lot of Northern Yosemite that’s closed.

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Rim Fire 80% Contained, Evacuation Advisories Lifted

Rim Fire 80% Contained, Evacuation Advisories Lifted

September 4, 2013 | Comments (3)

Great news for everyone who has been following, the Rim Fire has reached 80% containment. Evacuation advisories have been lifted along Highway 108 from Ponderosa Hills to Pinecrest.

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Rim Fire Now More Than 70% Contained But Still Posing A Danger

Rim Fire Now More Than 70% Contained But Still Posing A Danger

September 3, 2013 | Comments (4)

As of last night the Rim Fire is over 70% contained but continues to pose a threat as high winds and extremely dry conditions within the Sierra persist.

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Rim Fire Crews Holding Ground

Rim Fire Crews Holding Ground

August 30, 2013 | Comments (3)

The Rim Fire is now over 32% contained and is expected to be completely contained by September 20th. To date the fire has burned almost 200,000 acres, destroyed 11 residences/buildings and has been responsible for 4 injuries.

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Rim Fire Timelapse Video

Rim Fire Timelapse Video

August 29, 2013 | Comments (6)

Here’s a nice time-lapse of the Rim Fire shot from the Crane Flat helibase.

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Rim Fire Burning Towards Tioga Road

Rim Fire Burning Towards Tioga Road

August 29, 2013 | Comments (3)

The fire is continuing to burn towards the Tioga Road which is now closed to support fire suppression efforts.

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