Rappler's latest stories on Yosemite National Park
'Yosemite National Park is announcing modifications to operations at the request of the local health department,' park officials say, with the grounds being 'closed to all park visitors until further notice'
The blaze which began on Saturday has scorched some 3 545 acres 1 234 hectares of the popular tourist spot and is about one third contained
A wildfire threatens Yosemite National Park and San Francisco s water supply
The blaze which started August 17 shows little sign of abating Large fire growth is expected due to extremely dry fuels and inaccessible terrain
The so called Rim Fire doubled in size in just one day and the 125 600 acre 510 square kilometer blaze was only 5 contained