About 4,000 people evacuated their homes in the Mariposa area near Yosemite National Park this week as the Detwiler Fire approached the area. Many residents posted eerie images of the blaze to social media before leaving town. The wildfire had burned more than 45,000 acres and was 7 percent contained as of Wednesday.
Firefighters Gain Ground in Yosemite-Area Wildfire
A crew of more than 5,000 has the blaze about 60 percent contained.