Big Bear firefighter Jon Curtis keeps a close eye on a "slop over" fire that jumped Hwy 120 just east of Hardin Flat Road while fighting the Rim Fire, which continues to burn uncontrolled in the Stanislaus National Forest in California.
Big Bear firefighter Jon Curtis keeps a close eye on a "slop over" fire that jumped Hwy 120 just east of Hardin Flat Road while fighting the Rim Fire, which continues to burn uncontrolled in the Stanislaus National Forest in California. Modesto Bee/MCT
Big Bear firefighter Jon Curtis keeps a close eye on a "slop over" fire that jumped Hwy 120 just east of Hardin Flat Road while fighting the Rim Fire, which continues to burn uncontrolled in the Stanislaus National Forest in California. Modesto Bee/MCT

California Rim fire grows to nearly 150,000 acres, 15 percent contained

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