[Photo] Rim Wildfire in Yosemite

A close-up of the wildfire raging near Yosemite National Park in California since Aug. 17, 2013, captured by photographer Rogelio Bernal Andreo from near the Rioga Pass Road on August 28th, 2013. The area was closed to the public shortly after this picture was taken. (Rogelio Bernal Andreo / DeepSkyColors.com)

The Yosemite National Park has become the site of a massive wildfire.  One of California’s largest wildfires in history, it has burned about 860 square kilometers of Yosemite National Park since Sept. 6, 2013. The gigantic blaze was caused by a illegal fire set by a hunter. Fires in the area had been made illegal due to the known danger of the dry weather in the area.

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