Rough Fire Grows to 14,000 Acres

The Rough Fire has now charred 14,000 acres in the Sierra National Forest with zero containment, reports

The wildfire was sparked by lightning on July 31 and is burning about five miles north of Hume Lake in Fresno County.

Nearly 750 firefighters are battling the flames. Additional resources have been called in to defend the Hume Lake Christian Camp and surrounding summer cabins.

Fire restrictions are in place for the Sierra National Forest. Campfires are only allowed in designated developed recreation sites.

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