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Cause of Rim Fire Released

Fire investigators believe they have found the cause of the Rim Fire burning in Yosemite National Park. Ray Mooney, Is the Pacific Southwest Region, Public Affairs Officer with the U.S. Forest Service.

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Mooney says no arrested have been made and Mooney wants to squelch rumors associated with the fire.

Rim Fire cause 2

The Rim Fire began Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, on the Stanislaus National Forest near the area known as Jawbone Ridge. The fire has burned 237,341 acres and is 80 percent contained.

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