GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 21: Firefighters monitor a back fire while battling the Rim Fire on August 21, 2013 in Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 2,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 400 firefighters are battling the blaze that is only 5 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Because of the Rim Fire, which began on Aug. 17, in the Stanislaus National Forest, several communities were under voluntary evacuation.
As of Friday, the fire - on the outskirts of Yosemite National Park- had grown to 63,000 acres and was 1 percent contained. No one had been injured, but nine buildings had burned and 2,500 structures were threatened.
As a result, residents were being asked to voluntarily leave areas of danger.
As of late Thursday afternoon, this was the most complete list of areas under an evacuation advisory, which includes camps and communities:
An evacuation center is available at the Mother Lode Fairgrounds in Sonora. For transportation information call (209) 533-5815.
Source: Tuolumne County Sheriff's Office
For more information, call the community information line on the Rim Fire at 209-533-5174