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Interactive map: How the Rim fire in Yosemite grew

The Rim fire, the fourth largest wildfire in California history, has now burned about 257,135 acres in the Stanislaus National Forest near Yosemite National Park. It is 95% contained. Click through the dates below to see how the fire progressed over time.

12:19 PM EDT, October 7, 2013

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Note: This map is based on official fire mapping sources that show rough footprints of actively burning wildfires. Perimeter updates take at least several hours to produce and may be based on satellite heat detection, which is approximate. Zooming into specific locations may produce misleading information. The Times map requires manual updates, which may be intermittent, so people in need of urgent information about road closures and evacuations are advised to keep abreast of communications from fire officials. Sources: U.S. Forest Service, Inciweb, Geomac, Yosemite National Park.

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