Get SF Weekly Newsletters

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Rim Fire: Images of the Aftermath

Posted By on Wed, Sep 4, 2013 at 3:15 PM

click to enlarge CHRIS ROBERTS
  • Chris Roberts

The worst of the Rim Fire has been declared over, and firefighters are heading home. Slowly, the national and international attention that the fourth-largest wildfire in California history attracted will dissipate, too.

We visited the area the burn torched, the approach to Yosemite National Park from the west along Highway 120 -- which is one of the state's most-photographed and most-visited areas, attracting people from all over the world every summer on their American pilgrimages -- on Tuesday. Here's a little of what we saw.

click to enlarge CHRIS ROBERTS
  • Chris Roberts

  • Pin It

About The Author

Chris Roberts

Chris Roberts has spent most of his adult life working in San Francisco news media, which is to say he's still a teenager in Middle American years. He has covered marijuana, drug policy, and politics for SF Weekly since 2009.


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Popular Stories

  1. Most Popular Stories
  2. Stories You Missed

Like us on Facebook


  • SuperHero Street Fair 2014

    From Batman to Superman to steampunk, people dressed up as their favorite superhero — or villain — for the annual SuperHero Street Fair held along Isails Creek, at the end of Indiana Street, on Saturday, Sept. 27. There was food, drinks, and lots of EDM music to dance to — check out all our photos form the event. Photography by Christopher Victorio.

  • @Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz Exhibit
    Nathaniel Y. Downes brings back photographs from exhibit @Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz. @Large runs through April 26, 2015.