Yosemite National Park 

A brush fire that started quickly near Yosemite National Park has grown into one of California’s 

The Oak Fire started Friday afternoon southwest of the park near the town of Midpines in Mariposa County.

It started as firefighters were making progress against an earlier fire that had burned to the edge of a grove of... 

A spokesman for the Sierra National Forest, Daniel Patterson, said that orders to evacuate were given Saturday...

On Saturday, Gov. Gavin Newsom said that Mariposa County was in a state of emergency because of the Oak Fire.

More than 400 firefighters were battling the blaze, along with helicopters, other aircraft, and bulldozers...

Explosive fire behavior is challenging firefighters,” Cal Fire said in a statement Saturday that described the Oak Fire’s...

By Saturday morning, the fire had destroyed 10 residential and commercial structures, damaged five others...

The blaze prompted numerous road closures, including a shutdown of Highway 140 between Carstens Road...

Climate change has made the West much warmer and drier over the past 30 years, which has led to bigger and more...