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Tuolumne County California

GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 24:  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.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Feds Decline Comment On DA’s Rim Fire Assertion

Federal prosecutors have declined to address a district attorney’s claim that they intend to prosecute the hunter who allegedly started the Rim Fire that raged through Yosemite National Park and the Sierra Foothills.

12/06/2013

Fire officials estimate the Rim Fire cost California $54 million. (Getty Images)

Federal Charges Expected For Rim Fire Suspect

Federal officials are expected to file charges against the person they believe started the wildfire that raged through Yosemite National Park and the Sierra Foothills earlier this year.

12/06/2013

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Rim Fire Prompts Calls For Opening National Forests To Logging

“It’s devastating because you may have a community of 3,000 people and 300 of them are working in or related to the saw mill,” said David Bischel with the California Forestry Association.

09/26/2013

Pastor rescued

Stockton Pastor Lost In Wilderness Thankful for Rescuers, Well-Wishers

At 2 a.m., rescuers found Wayne Folmer more than a mile from camp. They stayed with him through the night until a California Highway Patrol helicopter took him to the hospital first thing in the morning.

09/25/2013

Wayne Folmer

Missing Stockton Pastor Found In Wilderness With Broken Leg By Rescuers

The trio set up near Pinecrest in Tuolumne County and spend a few moments scouting the area before they planned to meet at the campsite. But at around 3 p.m. on Monday, the longtime Stockton church leader vanished.

09/24/2013