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Firefighters continue to battle Northern California, Yosemite blazes
Firefighters continue to battle Northern California, Yosemite blazes

Firefighters continued to make progress Monday night battling a Northern California wildfire after banishing a private drone from the skies as water-dropping helicopters made repeated assaults on the flames. The Sand fire had scorched about 3,800 acres in steep, dry terrain in Amador County, but fire crews had the blaze 75% contained, according to California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. Another blaze continued to rage across wildlands in Yosemite National Park and the neighboring Stanislaus National Forest.  At the Sand Fire, a drone was spotted in the air Sunday a few miles from Plymouth. The town is about 40 miles southeast of Sacramento. Law enforcement...

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