A burn pile at Bridalveil Campground in Yosemite National Park during a media tour of the Empire Fire in September. A wildfire started burning Dec. 4 in Sierra National Forest when embers from a burn pile blew into the forest.
A burn pile at Bridalveil Campground in Yosemite National Park during a media tour of the Empire Fire in September. A wildfire started burning Dec. 4 in Sierra National Forest when embers from a burn pile blew into the forest. ERIC PAUL ZAMORA Fresno Bee file
A burn pile at Bridalveil Campground in Yosemite National Park during a media tour of the Empire Fire in September. A wildfire started burning Dec. 4 in Sierra National Forest when embers from a burn pile blew into the forest. ERIC PAUL ZAMORA Fresno Bee file

Winds and smoldering burn piles combine to spark wildfire in Sierra National Forest

December 05, 2017 03:56 PM

UPDATED December 06, 2017 03:02 PM

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