Rim Fire Now 75% Contained - KMPH FOX 26 | Central San Joaquin Valley News Source

Rim Fire Now 75% Contained


One of the largest wildfires in California's history, burning in and around Yosemite National Park, is now 75% contained.

The Rim Fire has burned nearly 276,000 acres and destroyed more than 100 buildings.

More evacuation orders have been lifted but the fire is far from being under control. Fire officials don't expect full containment for nearly three more weeks. More than 4,300 firefighters are working the fire.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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