The blaze began on Friday evening near the Karanga site used by climbers ascending the famous peak, at about 4,000 metres (13,000 feet) altitude on its south side.
The fire that began on Friday afternoon on or near a wood-products plant quickly blew into a neighbourhood on the northern edge of Weed.
The Northern California blaze Friday forced as many as 7,500 residents to leave. Suzi Brady, a Cal Fire spokeswoman, said several people were injured and taken to a hospital.
Temperatures were expected to reach 40 degrees Celsius on Thursday in the region. The blaze forced the evacuation of about 10,000 people and destroyed at least 16 houses.
In Washington, the Adams County Sheriff's Office said on Facebook early Thursday afternoon that residents of Lind needed to flee due to the encroaching flames.
The Oak Fire started on Friday afternoon southwest of the park near the town of Midpines in Mariposa County and by Saturday had grown to nearly 19 square miles (48 square kilometers).
By Saturday morning, the fire had destroyed 10 residential and commercial structures, damaged five others and was threatening 2,000 more structures.
The forest service's announcement is among a wide range of efforts underway to save the species found only on the western slope of Sierra Nevada range in central California.
Even if all the countries decrease emissions to stick to the 2 degree-level as per the Paris Agreement, there will still be an increase in extreme weather and climate events.
At least two people were hospitalised in the Greek capital with breathing problems and minor burns.
In southern France since Tuesday afternoon, a wildfire ripped through 800 hectares of pine trees just south of Bordeaux, pushing 150 residents to evacuate their homes.
The Fire Integrated Real Time Intelligence System tweeted that the fire had spread to 46 acres burned in the lower portion of the Mariposa Grove, home to more than 500 mature giant sequoias.
The EU is expanding a shared pool of planes and helicopters on standby this summer to provide cross-border support and is expected to partner with more nations outside the bloc.
There have been no reports of lives lost, but the flames reached some villages both in Zamora and in central Navarra. Videos shot by passengers showed flames licking the sides of the road.
Evacuations have displaced thousands of residents from rural villages with Spanish-colonial roots and high poverty rates while unleashing untold environmental damage.
Uttarakhand has witnessed 30% uptick in forest fires this April compared to the corresponding month last year.
Thousands of customers in the area remain without power, and Ruidoso schools have been closed until next week.
No deaths or injuries were reported from the fire fanned by winds gusting between 80 kph and 155 kph. The cause of the fire was under investigation.
More than 120 hectare of forest cover has been destroyed by wild fire in the district this year.
As mercury spikes, incidence of wildfire in key protected areas including Similipal and Karlapat have begun to haunt the Forest Department in the State.