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Firefighters, right, watch over a burn operation on the southern flank of the Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park in California. (Aug. 30, 2013)(Credit: AP)

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Yosemite fire rages through national park

As a wildfire rages along the remote northwest edge of Yosemite National Park, officials cleared brush and set sprinklers to protect two groves of giant sequoias.

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