The El Portal Fire at 5 percent containment burns on the western edge on July 28 in Yosemite National Park, Calif. More than 500 firefighters have been battling the wildfire which has spread across more than 3,500 acres and threatens nearby homes, campgrounds and roads.
A Park Service map shows the extent of the fire and road closures. Four Hot Shot crews, two bulldozers and five fire engines have been called in, along with fixed winged tanker aircraft and helicopters.
The El Portal Market Burns in Yosemite National Park.
The aftermath of the fire at the historic El Portal Market. The building was a park fixture since 1934.
In the center of this NASA satellite photo, smoke rises from Yosemite. The fire began in the community of El Portal at approximately 3:15 pm on July 26, according to the Park Service.
Areas of Stanislaus National Forest are still closed to the public due to last August's massive Rim Fire west of Yosemite.