Rim Firestorm Chars 200 Square Miles, 7 Percent Contained - NBC Bay Area

    Rim Firestorm Chars 200 Square Miles, 7 Percent Contained

    Firefighters are struggling to gain the upper hand on the so-called Rim fire which is burning in several directions. The fire has burned more than 129,000 acres or 200 square miles. Containment is now at 7 percent, up just a bit from 5 percent earlier today. NBC Bay Area's Monte Francis reports from Tuolumne County with the latest. (Published Saturday, Aug 24, 2013) Firefighters are struggling to gain the upper hand on the so-called Rim fire which is burning in several directions. The fire has burned more than... See More