The blaze nears a Yosemite Valley and the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir.
Quoted from Wildfire spreads toward Bay Area water supply on Yahoo! News – Latest News & Headlines
Yosemite wildfire doubles in size, could 'bee a major threat' An uncontrolled California wildfire more than doubled in size and was raging through more than 14 square miles of brush and forest Heavy smoke from a wildfire burning near Yosemite National Park is forcing hundreds of thousands of tourists to alter their plans during the height of summer vacation and hurting tourist-dependent As battle against continues. More than 50 households evacuated ; Blaze declared a ‘major incident’ at 10pm on Tuesday Tags: saddleworth, moor, fire, raging, Mann Gulch fire - Wikipedia The Mann Gulch fire was a reported on August 5, 1949 in a gulch located along the upper Missouri River in the Gates of the Mountains Wilderness (then known as the Gates of the Firefighters in Southern California began battling a new Wednesday that engulfed an of Los Angeles near the Getty Center and the Skirball Cultural Center.