Award of Excellence
"El Portal Fire"
The El Portal Fire burns on a hillside in the Stanislaus National Forest and Yosemite National Park on Sunday evening July 27, 2014. The community of El Portal was under a mandatory evacuation. By Tuesday the blaze had burned nearly 3,000 acres. The El Portal Fire was the third significant blaze to occur in the park within the past few months. More blazes would occur in the park over the summer.
Long exposure image. (Correct Date July 27, 2014)