A Cal Fire firefighter moves away from a tall flame as he uses a drip torch to burn dry grass during a backfire operation to head off the Rocky Fire. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

A wildfire that has devoured drought-parched terrain in northern California with remarkable speed raged on for a sixth day on Monday as evacuations ex(...)

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A firefighter near Camp Mather, California, this week. The fire has burned 160,980 acres on the northwest side of Yosemite National Park. Photograph: Reuters/Max Whittaker

One of the largest wildfires in California history roared deeper into Yosemite National Park early yesterday while flames on the opposite side of the (...)

One of the largest wildfires in California history roared deeper into Yosemite National Park today while flames on the opposite side of the sprawling (...)

Wind-blown embers fly from an ancient oak tree that burned in the Silver Fire near Banning, California. Photograph: Reuters

Firefighters are battling a wind-driven California wildfire that has destroyed 15 buildings, injured at least five people and forced the evacuation of(...)