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The Rim Fire – a new video on YouTube

A hat-tip to Bill Gabbert over at wildfirtoday.com who penned a post about a new video titled “the Rim Fire” that appears on YouTube today.  The video was posted by yosemitenationalpark, who put up the following description: “The 2013 Rim Fire was the largest forest fire in California history, and the largest fire in Yosemite history. Burning …

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Legal posturing begins in Rim Fire aftermath

Both sides are girding their loins over the Rim Fire case. Keith Matthew Emerald, a 32 year old man and resident of Columbia, a town in the Sierra Nevada foothills of Northern California, is accused in a four-count indictment or starting the Rim Fire when he lost control of an illegal campfire on August 17,2013.  …

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Rim Fire Recovery Project Announced

Stanislaus Forest Supervisor Susan Skalski today announced the second phase of the Rim Fire recovery, Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) that will appear in the Federal Register December 6. The proposed action will include: Salvage of dead trees and fuel reduction (29,648 aces). Removal of hazard trees, salvage of dead …

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