Rim Fire

Tuolumne County Last Update: Friday, October 25, 2013 3:08 p.m. PDT

100%
Contained
257,314
Acres burned
Aug 17
Started (2013)
Rim Fire
Location of
Groveland Range District, Stanislaus NF
Structures Destroyed
14
Injuries
10

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August 7, 2014 4:20 p.m. PDT

Thirty-two-year-old Keith Matthew Emerald was charged Thursday with starting the 2013 Rim Fire, California's third-largest wildfire, which charred hundreds of square miles of land in Yosemite National Park and the Stanislaus National Forest. A grand jury returned a four-count indictment against Emerald, alleging he started a fire Aug. 17, 2013, and it spread beyond his control and turned into the massive Rim Fire. Federal prosecutors said temporary fire restrictions in place at the time prohibited fires.

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Administrative Unit
Stanislaus National Forest/Yosemite National Park
Cause
Human
Damage Assessment
n/a

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