The Rim Fire passed the 1977 Marble Cone (Ventana Wilderness) incident to claim the spot as sixth largest wildfire in California history.
Yosemite DNC Fire Captains Giles and Rosenbloom stand ready for an incoming medevac chopper.
Yosemite National Park and the entire Sierra Nevada range is covered in feet of snow. This snowpack is important for the state water supply and will have an impact on the coming fire season.
….the BBC says Yosemite National Park will burn and we can expect a 20% increase in fire activity in Yosemite by 2050
Retired Cal Fire/CDF Fire Captain