Crews Protect Homes As Oak Fire Burns Near Yosemite
JERSEYDALE, Calif. (CBS13/AP) — A destructive wildfire near Yosemite National Park burned out of control through tinder-dry forest on Sunday and had grown into one of California’s biggest blazes of the year, forcing thousands of residents to flee remote mountain communities.Some 2,000 firefighters battled the Oak Fire, along with aircraft and bulldozers, facing tough conditions that include steep terrain, sweltering temperatures and low humidity…
Crews protect California homes as Wildfire continues to burn near Yosemite - National
A destructive wildfire near Yosemite National Park burned out of control through tinder-dry forest on Sunday and had grown into one of California's biggest blazes of the year.
California's Oak Fire has expanded rapidly as it scorches more than 16,000 acres near Yosemite National Park
A ferocious wildfire outside California's Yosemite Park is "moving extremely fast" and limiting the amount of time authorities have to warn area residents to evacuate, a state fire official said.
Fire near Yosemite spreads into California’s largest of the season
Fire crews were able to make some headway on California's Oak Fire, which has more than quadrupled in size since it sparked on Friday — fueled by hot and dry conditions.