Tag: Wildfire

Rim Fire Images from the Atlantic

For almost two weeks the Rim Fire has continued to burn and expand in northern California.  By the time it is contained and put out it will, undoubtedly, be one of the larger – if not the largest – fire in California’s history.  There are many reasons for the fire, and the finger-pointing will begin …

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Rim Fire from the Yosemite Crane Flat Webcam

Congress Fire Smoldered over the Winter in Giant Sequoia Tree

The National Park Service is reporting that on July 5, 2013, a smoldering fire was discovered in the crown of a giant sequoia tree along the Congress Trail in Sequoia National Park’s Giant Forest. This fire is a hold-over from the Circle Meadow Prescribed Fire, conducted in the summer of 2012. An unusual combination of …

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