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The numbers are staggering and the prospects are absolutely scary as a massive California wildfire menaces Yosemite National Park and San Francisco's water supply. The tourist hotspot Yosemite Valley and its iconic attractions, including the El Capitan rock formation, currently are safe, miles from the Rim Fire's reach. However, the blaze continues to spread toward the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, which serves 2.6 million customers in the Bay Area.

The numbers are staggering and the prospects are absolutely scary as a massive California wildfire menaces Yosemite National Park and San Francisco's water supply. The tourist hotspot Yosemite Valley and its iconic attractions, including the El Capitan rock formation, currently are safe, miles from the Rim Fire's reach. However, the blaze continues to spread toward the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, which serves 2.6 million customers in the Bay Area.

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YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. — These are scary times for the folks of Tuolumne, a picturesque northern California community threatened by a historic wildfire.