Tuolumne County

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Dam Leak Prompts Flash Flood Warning In Tuolumne County

A flash flood warning has been issued for parts of Tuolumne County downstream of the Twain Harte Dam due to a crack in the dam.


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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.


Last year's Rim Fire managed to burn parts of Yosemite, gaining national coverage and serving as a flashpoint over climate change discussion. Credit: Getty Images

Rim Fire Near Yosemite Burns Into Fourth Week

As a gigantic wildfire in and around Yosemite National Park entered its fourth week Saturday, environmental scientists moved in to begin assessing the damage and protecting habitat and waterways before the fall rainy season.


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Businesses Along Highway 120 Relieved To Have Road Closure Lifted

Firefighters are getting a good handle on the Rim Fire and now a major road into Yosemite National Park is back open, meaning businesses are getting ready to put things back in place.


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Main Road Into Yosemite Reopens As Firefighting Continues On Rim Fire

As fire crews continue gaining ground on the raging Rim Fire, officials will reopen the main road into Yosemite National Park.


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USFS: Hunter Caused Huge Wildfire Near Yosemite

A gigantic wildfire in and around Yosemite National Park was caused by an illegal fire set by a hunter, the U.S. Forest Service said.


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Rim Fire Caused By Illegal Fire Started By Hunter

A hunter was in a remote area of Tuolumne County when he allowed an illegal fire to escape, an agency spokesperson said on Thursday. The wildfire has consumed more than 371 square miles or 237,341 acres of forest.


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Massive Rim Fire Burning Near Yosemite 80 Percent Contained

Crews have pushed forward with building containment lines around the wildfire in and around Yosemite National Park as authorities lift evacuation orders and advisories for several Sierra Nevada communities once threatened by the massive blaze.


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Firefighters Make Major Gains On Rim Fire Overnight

Crews working to corral the massive wildfire searing the edge of Yosemite National Park made major gains on the blaze overnight.


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Rim Fire Grows To 192,373 Acres; 30% Contained

Officials say a giant wildfire around Yosemite National Park grew by several hundred acres overnight, a relatively small increase compared to recent days.


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Rim Fire Shuttering Tuolumne County Schools Through Labor Day

High-school junior Laura Cullum attended class for two days at Sonora High this week and says it was evident smoke from the massive blaze was causing health problems.


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Rim Fire Near Yosemite Threatens Local Economies

The wildfire that’s burning in and around Yosemite National Park is making tourism dollars go up in flames.