The Latest: Rural community sees “complete devastation”

Miki Crawford says only a chimney and a cinder block wall are left standing in the rubble of the house she and her family called home for 22 years.

A blaze burning since Sunday in the hills near Yosemite National Park has destroyed 58 homes and burned 115 square miles (298 square kilometers.)

Crawford and her husband, Jai Crawford, packed two cars with clothes, photographs, family heirlooms and their five small dogs and fled as a massive wildfire approached their rural community in Mariposa County. read more >>