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Photos: Devastating Calif. #RimFire near Yosemite scorches 105K acres


#RimFire in Nor. Calif:
– 105,620 acres
– 2% contained
– now in Yosemite Nat'l Park

— Mr. Gomez (@RunGomez) August 23, 2013

California Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency on Thursday as the Rim Fire near Yosemite Park continued spreading at a breathtaking pace. The fire in Tuolumne County has devoured 105,000 acres and is only 2 percent contained.!/passantino/status/370792973891428352

NOW: #RimFire near Yosemite, CA triples in size
*105K acres, 2% contained
*Some evacuated—   (@NewsBreaker) August 23, 2013!/NannetteNewz/status/370760481025175552!/UCDavisFire/status/370756179061792768!/MFryePhoto/status/370539220734967808

Twitchy will monitor the spread of this fire and update as new details become available.

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