USA Update California fire threatens 500 homes, more high temps forecast (+video)

California fire crews are battling the so-called Sand Fire, which doubled in size over the weekend, as well as a fire near Yosemite National Park. Intense heat is expected to continue in the state this week.

By , Staff writer

Randy Pench/The Sacramento Bee/AP

More than 1,000 residents have been evacuated from the Sierra Nevada foothills as wildfire threatens 500 homes.