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On August 23, 2013, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA's Aqua satellite acquired this image of the drought-fueled Rim fire burning in central California, near Yosemite National Park.

On August 23, 2013, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA's Aqua satellite acquired this image of the drought-fueled Rim fire burning in central California, near Yosemite National Park.

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Yosemite wildfire burns area the size of Chicago, threatens homes

Rim Fire has burned more than 149,000 acres

A massive northern California wildfire that’s threatening Yosemite National Park and San Francisco’s key water and power sources grew Monday, becoming the 13th largest in state history, state fire authorities said.