Paul Ratchford, general manager of Tenaya Lodge near Yosemite National Park, describes how his staff watched the Railroad Fire grow and began making preparations to evacuate the lodge on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. McClatchy Sierra Star
Paul Ratchford, general manager of Tenaya Lodge near Yosemite National Park, describes how his staff watched the Railroad Fire grow and began making preparations to evacuate the lodge on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. McClatchy Sierra Star

Railroad Fire erupts near Yosemite, closes Highway 41, forces evacuations

August 29, 2017 12:33 PM