A year later, interest in Rim Fire still burns




Firefighters met a firestorm when the Rim Fire flared near an incident command post off Cherry Lake Road in August of 2013. Almost a year later, federal prosecutors have charged a Tuolumne County man with sparking the blaze.Here’s a question for Sierra foothill trivia buffs.
How long did the gigantic Rim Fire, which consumed more than 257,000 acres in Tuolumne and Mariposa counties, burn last summer?
It took firefighters more than 70 days from its Aug. 17 start to achieve full containment...

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