The Yosemite Rim Fire has been growing quickly, could reach the region’s treasured sequoia trees, and even threatens San Francisco’s water supply. From MoJo, here are nine scary facts about the Yosemite fire.

+ Stories like these are often better told in pictures. From InFocus, here’s a collection of photos from scene.

+ Want to understand how natural disasters are affected by climate change? Ask those with the most dough at stake: The insurance and reinsurance companies.