California Rim Fire Still at Edge of Yosemite

7 percent contained


Firefighters in California are struggling to gain control of a huge wildfire which has reached the edge of Yosemite National Park.

Known as the Rim Fire, it covers an area of nearly 203 sq miles (526 sq km) and threatens a major reservoir serving San Francisco.

The fire is now 7% contained, officials say, up from 2% on Friday.