Dramatic Photos: Rim Fire Rages in Yosemite Park

One of the largest fires in California history has leapt into Yosemite National Park.

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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 25: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service firefighter Corey Adams sits on a tree stump as he monitors the Rim Fire on August 25, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 7 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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YOSEMITE NTL PARK, CA - AUGUST 28: A photographer takes pictures of the Yosemite Valley on August 28, 2013 in Yosemite National Park, California. As the Rim Fire continues to burn on the western edge of Yosemite National Park, the valley floor of the park remains open. The Rim Fire has charred more than 190,000 acres of forest and is currently 30 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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YOSEMITE NTL PARK, CA - AUGUST 28: Park visitors wade in a Yosemite Valley river on August 28, 2013 in Yosemite National Park, California. As the Rim Fire continues to burn on the western edge of Yosemite National Park, the valley floor of the park remains open. The Rim Fire has charred more than 190,000 acres of forest and is currently 30 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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YOSEMITE NTL PARK, CA - AUGUST 28: Park visitors look at a deer as it walks through a parking lot in the Yosemite Valley on August 28, 2013 in Yosemite National Park, California. As the Rim Fire continues to burn on the western edge of Yosemite National Park, the valley floor of the park remains open. The Rim Fire has charred more than 190,000 acres of forest and is currently 30 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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YOSEMITE NTL PARK, CA - AUGUST 28: A young park visitor stands in the sunroof of an SUV to get a better view of deer in a parking lot in the Yosemite Valley on August 28, 2013 in Yosemite National Park, California. As the Rim Fire continues to burn on the western edge of Yosemite National Park, the valley floor of the park remains open. The Rim Fire has charred more than 190,000 acres of forest and is currently 30 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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YOSEMITE NTL PARK, CA - AUGUST 28: A bicyclist rides over a bridge in the Yosemite Valley on August 28, 2013 in Yosemite National Park, California. As the Rim Fire continues to burn on the western edge of Yosemite National Park, the valley floor of the park remains open. The Rim Fire has charred more than 190,000 acres of forest and is currently 30 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 28: Cows graze in a field as the Rim Fire burns in nearby hills on August 28, 2013 near Groveland, California. Over 3,500 firefighters are battling the destructive Rim Fire that has charred 180,000 acres and has entered a section of Yosemite National Park. The fire is currently 23 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 28: A CalTrans worker takes a break during a tree cutting operation in an area that was burned by the Rim Fire during a media tour of the fire area on August 28, 2013 near Groveland, California. Over 3,500 firefighters are battling the destructive Rim Fire that has charred 180,000 acres and has entered a section of Yosemite National Park. The fire is currently 23 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 28: An El Dorado Hills firefighter takes a break from battling the Rim Fire on August 28, 2013 near Groveland, California. Over 3,500 firefighters are battling the destructive Rim Fire that has charred 180,000 acres and has entered a section of Yosemite National Park. The fire is currently 23 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 28: Smoke rises from an area that was burned by the Rim Fire during a media tour of the fire area on August 28, 2013 near Groveland, California. Over 3,500 firefighters are battling the destructive Rim Fire that has charred 180,000 acres and has entered a section of Yosemite National Park. The fire is currently 23 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 27: Tables sit empty as Dori's Tea Cottage Cafe owner Greg Jones takes a phone order on August 27, 2013 in Groveland, California. As the Rim Fire continues to burn in and around Yosemite National Park, local businesses along highway 120 are taking a financial hit as tourists are diverted to other entrances to the park due to the closure of highway 120. Over 3,500 firefighters are battling the blaze that has charred 180,000 acres and has entered a section of Yosemite National Park. The fire is currently 20 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 27: Pedestrians walk by the Iron Door Grill on August 27, 2013 in Groveland, California. As the Rim Fire continues to burn in and around Yosemite National Park, local businesses along highway 120 are taking a financial hit as tourists are diverted to other entrances to the park due to the closure of highway 120. Over 3,500 firefighters are battling the blaze that has charred 180,000 acres and has entered a section of Yosemite National Park. The fire is currently 20 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 27: Cars pass under a sign thanking firefighters that hangs over highway 120 on August 27, 2013 in Groveland, California. As the Rim Fire continues to burn in and around Yosemite National Park, local businesses along highway 120 are taking a financial hit as tourists are diverted to other entrances to the park due to the closure of highway 120. Over 3,500 firefighters are battling the blaze that has charred 180,000 acres and has entered a section of Yosemite National Park. The fire is currently 20 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 27: A pedestrian walks along highway 120 on August 27, 2013 in Groveland, California. As the Rim Fire continues to burn in and around Yosemite National Park, local businesses along highway 120 are taking a financial hit as tourists are diverted to other entrances to the park due to the closure of highway 120. Over 3,500 firefighters are battling the blaze that has charred 180,000 acres and has entered a section of Yosemite National Park. The fire is currently 20 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 27: Fresno firefighters take pictures of a homemade sign thanking firefighters outside of the Iron Door Saloon, the oldest continuously operating saloon in California and a popular tourist destination, on August 27, 2013 in Groveland, California. As the Rim Fire continues to burn in and around Yosemite National Park, local businesses along highway 120 are taking a financial hit as tourists are diverted to other entrances to the park due to the closure of highway 120. Over 3,500 firefighters are battling the blaze that has charred 180,000 acres and has entered a section of Yosemite National Park. The fire is currently 20 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 27: A dolar bill signed by firefighters from the Fresno Fire Department is posted next to taxidermy animals at the Iron Door Saloon, the oldest continuously operating saloon in California and a popular tourist destination, on August 27, 2013 in Groveland, California. As the Rim Fire continues to burn in and around Yosemite National Park, local businesses along highway 120 are taking a financial hit as tourists are diverted to other entrances to the park due to the closure of highway 120. Over 3,500 firefighters are battling the blaze that has charred 180,000 acres and has entered a section of Yosemite National Park. The fire is currently 20 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 27: A homemade sign thanking firefighters is posted on highway 120 on August 27, 2013 in Groveland, California. As the Rim Fire continues to burn in and around Yosemite National Park, local businesses along highway 120 are taking a financial hit as tourists are diverted to other entrances to the park due to the closure of highway 120. Over 3,500 firefighters are battling the blaze that has charred 180,000 acres and has entered a section of Yosemite National Park. The fire is currently 20 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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IN SPACE, CA - AUGUST 26: In this handout provided by NASA from the Suomi NPP satellite shows the drought-fueled Rim fire (C) burning near Yosemite National Park (outline) on August 26, 2013 in Stanislaus National Forest, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens thousands of homes and structures outside of Yosemite National Park. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 25: A burned car sits on the side of the road after being consumed by the Rim Fire on August 25, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 7 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 25: Flames billow from the front of a car that was consumed by the Rim Fire on August 25, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 7 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 25: U.S. Forest Service firefighters take a break from battling the Rim Fire at Camp Mather on August 25, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 7 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 25: U.S. Forest Service firefighters look at an incident map as they take a break from battling the Rim Fire at Camp Mather on August 25, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 7 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Firefighter Brandon Wenger stands along Highway 120 while monitoring a backburn during the Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park, Calif., on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013. Unnaturally long intervals between wildfires and years of drought primed the Sierra Nevada for the explosive conflagration chewing up the rugged landscape on the edge of Yosemite National Park, forestry experts say. The fire was 30% contained, charring 192,500 acres as of Thursday.
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Cattle stand in a field as a smoke from the Rim Fire rises near Yosemite National Park, Calif., on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013. The giant wildfire burning at the edge of Yosemite National Park is 23 percent contained, U.S. fire officials said Wednesday.
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Workers cut trees burn by the Rim Fire along Highway 120 near Yosemite National Park, Calif., on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013. The giant wildfire burning at the edge of Yosemite National Park is 23 percent contained, U.S. fire officials said Wednesday.
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Firefighter Russell Mitchell monitors a back burn during the Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park, Calif., on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013.
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A fire crew digs a fire line near Yosemite National Park in this photo made on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, and released by the US Forest Service on Tuesday. Firefighters continue to battle the Rim Fire, which has ravaged 282 square miles by Tuesday, the biggest in the Sierra's recorded history.
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A videographer records the Rim Fire burning through trees near Yosemite National Park, Calif., on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013. Firefighters gained some ground Tuesday against the huge wildfire burning forest lands in the western Sierra Nevada, including parts of Yosemite National Park.
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Firefighter Russell Mitchell, left, monitors a back burn during the Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park, Calif., on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013.
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A burned SUV sits in front of a campground destroyed by the Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park, Calif., on Monday, Aug. 26, 2013. Crews working to contain one of California's largest-ever wildfires gained some ground Monday against the flames threatening San Francisco's water supply, several towns near Yosemite National Park and historic giant sequoias.
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A fire truck drives past burning trees as firefighters continue to battle the Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park, Calif., on Monday, Aug. 26, 2013. As of Monday, 149,000 acres had been burned, making it the 13th largest fire in the state's history.
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A firefighter stands on top of a fire truck at a campground destroyed by the Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park, Calif., on Monday, Aug. 26, 2013.
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Charred brush sits next to the Hetch Hetchy entrance to Yosemite National Park after the Rim Fire burned through on August 23, 2013 in Yosemite National Park, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park.
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Firefighters douse a spot fire as they battle the Rim Fire on August 24, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 5 percent contained.
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The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes around Yosemite National Park.
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The Rim Fire is so large and is burning with such a force, it's created its own weather pattern, making it difficult to predict which direction it will move.
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 23: The Rim Fire erupts as it approaches Yosemite Lake on August 23, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that entered a section of Yosemite National Park overnight and is only 2 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 23: West Stanislaus County Fire firefighters monitor the Rim Fire as it approaches Yosemite Lake on August 23, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that entered a section of Yosemite National Park overnight and is only 2 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 23: A U.S. Forest Service firefighter monitors the Rim Fire as it approaches Yosemite Lakes on August 23, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that entered a section of Yosemite National Park overnight and is only 2 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 23: A plume of smoke from the Rim Fire rises above an out building on August 23, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that entered a section of Yosemite National Park overnight and is only 2 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, CA - AUGUST 23: A firefighter uses a hose to mop up hot spots from the Rim Fire on August 23, 2013 in Yosemite National Park, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that entered a section of Yosemite National Park overnight and is only 2 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 23: A plume of smoke rises from a ridge as the Rim Fire approaches Yosemite Lakes on August 23, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that entered a section of Yosemite National Park overnight and is only 2 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 23: Trees burned by the Rim Fire are seen at Camp Mather on August 23, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that entered a section of Yosemite National Park overnight and is only 2 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 23: Firefighters look at a map of the Rim Fire at Camp Mather on August 23, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that entered a section of Yosemite National Park overnight and is only 2 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 23: Tuolumne County firefighters mop up hot spots from a back fire while battling the Rim Fire at Camp Mather on August 23, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that entered a section of Yosemite National Park overnight and is only 2 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 23: A Tuolumne County firefighter mops up hot spots from a back fire while battling the Rim Fire at Camp Mather on August 23, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that entered a section of Yosemite National Park overnight and is only 2 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 22: Cal Fire firefighters board up a home that is under construction as the Rim Fire approaches on August 22, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 1,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that was reduced to only 2 percent containment after it nearly tripled in size overnight. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 22: Firefighters from Cosumnes Fire Department monitor a back fire while battling the Rim Fire on August 22, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 1,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that was reduced to only 2 percent containment after it nearly tripled in size overnight. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 22: A resident walks a horse by a Cal Fire vehicle after the neighborhood was evacuated as the Rim Fire closed in on August 22, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 1,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that was reduced to only 2 percent containment after it nearly tripled in size overnight. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 22: Firefighters from Cosumnes Fire Department monitor a back fire while battling the Rim Fire on August 22, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 1,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that was reduced to only 2 percent containment after it nearly tripled in size overnight. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 22: A Tuolumne County sheriff's deputy looks at an incident map of the Rim Fire on August 22, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 1,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that was reduced to only 2 percent containment after it nearly tripled in size overnight. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 22: A resident walks a horse down a deserted street after the neighborhood was evacuated as the Rim Fire closed in on August 22, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 1,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that was reduced to only 2 percent containment after it nearly tripled in size overnight. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 22: Cal Fire firefighters clear away brush while battling the Rim Fire on August 22, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 1,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that was reduced to only 2 percent containment after it nearly tripled in size overnight. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 22: A back fire burns in a grove of trees during the Rim Fire on August 22, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 1,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that was reduced to only 2 percent containment after it nearly tripled in size overnight. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 23: Trees burned by the Rim Fire are seen at Camp Mather on August 23, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that entered a section of Yosemite National Park overnight and is only 2 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 22: A firefighter from Cosumnes Fire Department monitors a back fire while battling the Rim Fire on August 22, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 1,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that was reduced to only 2 percent containment after it nearly tripled in size overnight. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 22: A firefighter from Cosumnes Fire Department monitors a back fire while battling the Rim Fire on August 22, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 1,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that was reduced to only 2 percent containment after it nearly tripled in size overnight. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 22: A firefighter from the Colorado based Long Canyon Fire Department monitors a back fire while battling the Rim Fire on August 22, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 1,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that was reduced to only 2 percent containment after it nearly tripled in size overnight. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 22: Cal Fire firefighters look at plume of smoke from the Rim Fire on August 22, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 1,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that was reduced to only 2 percent containment after it nearly tripled in size overnight. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 22: A resident looks at a plume of smoke from the Rim Fire on August 22, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 1,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that was reduced to only 2 percent containment after it nearly tripled in size overnight.
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 22: Firefighters monitor a plume of smoke from the Rim Fire on August 22, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 1,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that was reduced to only 2 percent containment after it nearly tripled in size overnight. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 22: An air tanker drops fire retardant on a ridge ahead of the advancing Rim Fire on August 22, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 1,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that was reduced to only 2 percent containment after it nearly tripled in size overnight. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 22: A DC-10 air tanker drops fire retardant on a ridge ahead of the advancing Rim Fire on August 22, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 1,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that was reduced to only 2 percent containment after it nearly tripled in size overnight. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 22: Residents watch firefighting aircraft attack the Rim Fire on August 22, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 1,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that was reduced to only 2 percent containment after it nearly tripled in size overnight. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 22: A U.S. Forest Service firefighter monitors a radio while battling the Rim Fire on August 22, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 1,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that was reduced to only 2 percent containment after it nearly tripled in size overnight. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 22: U.S. Forest Service firefighters move into position while battling the Rim Fire on August 22, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 1,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that was reduced to only 2 percent containment after it nearly tripled in size overnight. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 22: A firefighter from the Kern County Rio Bravo Hotshots looks for flying embers while battling the Rim Fire on August 22, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 1,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that was reduced to only 2 percent containment after it nearly tripled in size overnight. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 22: Firefighters douse hot spots while battling the Rim Fire on August 22, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 1,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that was reduced to only 2 percent containment after it nearly tripled in size overnight. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, CA - AUGUST 22: Smoke from the Rim Fire is visible near the Hetch Hetchy reservoir on August 22, 2013 in Yosemite National Park, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 1,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that was reduced to only 2 percent containment after it nearly tripled in size overnight. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, CA - AUGUST 22: Smoke from the Rim Fire is visible near the Hetch Hetchy reservoir on August 22, 2013 in Yosemite National Park, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 1,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that was reduced to only 2 percent containment after it nearly tripled in size overnight. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 22: A firefighting helicopter flies in front of a plume of smoke from the Rim Fire on August 22, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 1,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that was reduced to only 2 percent containment after it nearly tripled in size overnight. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 22: A U.S. Forest Service firefighter uses a chainsaw to cut back brush while battling the Rim Fire on August 22, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 1,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that was reduced to only 2 percent containment after it nearly tripled in size overnight. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 22: U.S. Forest Service firefighters take a break from battling the Rim Fire on August 22, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 1,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that was reduced to only 2 percent containment after it nearly tripled in size overnight. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 22: A firefighter from Central Calaveras Fire monitors the Rim Fire on August 22, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 1,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that was reduced to only 2 percent containment after it nearly tripled in size overnight. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 21: A firefighter from Ebbetts Pass Fire District monitors a back fire as he battles the Rim Fire on August 21, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 400 firefighters are battling the blaze that is only 5 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 21: A firefighter from Ebbetts Pass Fire District uses a hose to cool down hot spots of back fire as he battles the Rim Fire on August 21, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 400 firefighters are battling the blaze that is only 5 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 21: Firefighters from Ebbetts Pass Fire District monitor a back fire as they battle the Rim Fire on August 21, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 400 firefighters are battling the blaze that is only 5 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 21: A Smokey the Bear sigb is posted along US highway 120 as the Rim Fire burns out of control on August 21, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 400 firefighters are battling the blaze that is only 5 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 21: Fire consumes trees along US highway 120 as the Rim Fire burns out of control on August 21, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 400 firefighters are battling the blaze that is only 5 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 21: A firefighter from Ebbetts Pass Fire District monitors a back fire as he battles the Rim Fire on August 21, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 400 firefighters are battling the blaze that is only 5 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 21: A vehicle from San Andreas fire department drives by a back fire as crews battle the Rim Fire on August 21, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 400 firefighters are battling the blaze that is only 5 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 21: Fire consumes trees along US highway 120 as the Rim Fire burns out of control on August 21, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 400 firefighters are battling the blaze that is only 5 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 21: Firefighters from Ebbetts Pass Fire District monitor a back fire as they battle the Rim Fire on August 21, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 400 firefighters are battling the blaze that is only 5 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 21: Firefighters from Ebbetts Pass Fire District monitor a back fire as they battle the Rim Fire on August 21, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 400 firefighters are battling the blaze that is only 5 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 21: A firefighter from Ebbetts Pass Fire District uses a drip torch to light a back fire as they battle the Rim Fire on August 21, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 400 firefighters are battling the blaze that is only 5 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 21: A firefighter from Ebbetts Pass Fire District monitors a back fire as he battles the Rim Fire on August 21, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 400 firefighters are battling the blaze that is only 5 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 21: Firefighters from Ebbetts Pass Fire District monitor a back fire as they battle the Rim Fire on August 21, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 400 firefighters are battling the blaze that is only 5 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 21: The sun sets through heavy smoke from the Rim Fire on August 21, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 400 firefighters are battling the blaze that is only 5 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 21: A firefighter from Ebbetts Pass Fire District uses a hose to cool down hot spots of back fire while battling the Rim Fire on August 21, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 400 firefighters are battling the blaze that is only 5 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 21: Flames from the Rim Fire burn near a road sign pointing towards Yosemite on August 21, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 400 firefighters are battling the blaze that is only 5 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 21: A firefighter from Ebbetts Pass Fire District pulls a hose as she monitors a back fire while battling the Rim Fire on August 21, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 400 firefighters are battling the blaze that is only 5 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 21: Firefighters from Ebbetts Pass Fire District monitor a back fire while battling the Rim Fire on August 21, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 400 firefighters are battling the blaze that is only 5 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 21: A rabbit runs across the road as a firefighter from Ebbetts Pass Fire District monitors a back fire as he battles the Rim Fire on August 21, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 400 firefighters are battling the blaze that is only 5 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 21: A firefighter from Ebbetts Pass Fire District uses a hose to cool down hot spots of back fire while battling the Rim Fire on August 21, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 400 firefighters are battling the blaze that is only 5 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 21: The Rim Fire burns out of control on August 21, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 400 firefighters are battling the blaze that is only 5 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 21: Firefighters from Ebbetts Pass Fire District monitor a back fire while battling the Rim Fire on August 21, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 400 firefighters are battling the blaze that is only 5 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 21: A firefighter from Ebbetts Pass Fire District uses a drip torch to light a back fire while battling the Rim Fire on August 21, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 400 firefighters are battling the blaze that is only 5 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 21: Fire consumes trees along US highway 120 as the Rim Fire burns out of control on August 21, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 400 firefighters are battling the blaze that is only 5 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 21: Firefighters monitor a back fire while battling the Rim Fire on August 21, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 400 firefighters are battling the blaze that is only 5 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 21: A firefighter from Ebbetts Pass Fire District uses a hose to cool down hot spots while battling the Rim Fire on August 21, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 400 firefighters are battling the blaze that is only 5 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 24: Cows walk through a section of forest that was burned by the Rim Fire outside of Camp Mather on August 24, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 5 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 24: A cow walks through a section of forest that was burned by the Rim Fire outside of Camp Mather on August 24, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 5 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 24: The remains of a small tree stands near a grove of trees burned by the Rim Fire outside of Camp Mather on August 24, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 5 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 24: Trees burned by the Rim Fire stand outside of Camp Mather on August 24, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 5 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, CA - AUGUST 24: Firefighters use a hose douse a spot fire as they battle the Rim Fire on August 24, 2013 in Yosemite National Park, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 5 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, CA - AUGUST 24: U.S. Forest Service firefighter Chris Brossard talks on his radio while monitoring a spot fire while battling the Rim Fire on August 24, 2013 in Yosemite National Park, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 5 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, CA - AUGUST 24: Firefighters move in to douse a spot fire while battling the Rim Fire on August 24, 2013 in Yosemite National Park, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 5 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, CA - AUGUST 24: U.S. Forest Service firefighter Chris Brossard monitors a spot fire while battling the Rim Fire on August 24, 2013 in Yosemite National Park, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 5 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, CA - AUGUST 24: A firefighter walks by a burning bush while battling the Rim Fire on August 24, 2013 in Yosemite National Park, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 5 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, CA - AUGUST 24: Firefighters move away from a burning manzanita bush as they battle the Rim Fire on August 24, 2013 in Yosemite National Park, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 5 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, CA - AUGUST 24: Firefighters move in to douse a spot fire while battling the Rim Fire on August 24, 2013 in Yosemite National Park, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 5 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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A bear and cub cross a road near the Rim Fire on August 24, 2013 in Yosemite National Park, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 5 percent contained.
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West Stanislaus County Fire firefighters monitor the Rim Fire along highway 120 on August 24, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 5 percent contained.
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A member of the Kern County Rio Bravo Hot Shots monitors the Rim Fire on August 24, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 5 percent contained.
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Smoke from the Rim Fire fills the sky on August 24, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 5 percent contained.
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Fire from the Rim Fire consumes trees on August 24, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 5 percent contained.
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A Murphys Fire District firefighter stops his vehicle as a massive wall of fire from the Rim Fire consumes trees along highway 120 on August 24, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 5 percent contained.
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A member of the West Stanislaus County Fire Department monitors the Rim Fire along highway 120 on August 24, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 5 percent contained.
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Members of the Kern County Rio Bravo Hot Shots monitor the Rim Fire on August 24, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 5 percent contained.
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A firefighter uses a hose to douse the flames of the Rim Fire on August 24, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 5 percent contained.
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A Murphys Fire District firefighter stops his vehicle as a massive wall of fire from the Rim Fire consumes trees along highway 120 on August 24, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 5 percent contained.
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A member of the Kern County Rio Bravo Hot Shots monitors the Rim Fire on August 24, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 5 percent contained.
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Firefighters use a hose to douse the flames of the Rim Fire on August 24, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 5 percent contained.
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A Murphys Fire District firefighter stops his vehicle as a massive wall of fire from the Rim Fire consumes trees along highway 120 on August 24, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 5 percent contained.
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A firefighter walks through smoke while battling the Rim Fire on August 24, 2013 in Yosemite National Park, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 5 percent contained.
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Smoke from the Rim Fire lingers over the O'Shaughnessy Dam at Hetch Hetchy Reservoir on August 24, 2013 in Yosemite National Park, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and has prompted California Gov. Jerry Brown to declare a state of emergency for San Francisco due to damage to some of the lines and stations that move power to San Francisco.
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A Caltrans worker operates a pile driver as he replaces guard rail posts that were burned by the Rim Fire along U.S. Highway 120 on August 24, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 5 percent contained.
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A firefighter clears brush while battling the Rim Fire on August 24, 2013 in Yosemite National Park, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 5 percent contained.
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The Rim Fire consumes trees on August 24, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 5 percent contained.
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Aerial photos of the Rim Fire provided to NBC Bay Area.
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Aerial photos of the Rim Fire provided to NBC Bay Area.
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Aerial photos of the Rim Fire provided to NBC Bay Area.
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 25: Flames billow from the front of a car that was consumed by the Rim Fire on August 25, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 7 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 25: A structure at a campground burns after being consumed by the Rim Fire on August 25, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 7 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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