U.S. Forest Service firefighters Nick Parker, left, and Dwayne McGovran gather hoses in the El Portal community now that the homes are no longer threatened by fire in El Portal Calif., on Tuesday July 29, 2014.
U.S. Forest Service firefighters Nick Parker, left, and Dwayne McGovran gather hoses in the El Portal community now that the homes are no longer threatened by fire in El Portal Calif., on Tuesday July 29, 2014. aalfaro@modbee.com
U.S. Forest Service firefighters Nick Parker, left, and Dwayne McGovran gather hoses in the El Portal community now that the homes are no longer threatened by fire in El Portal Calif., on Tuesday July 29, 2014. aalfaro@modbee.com

El Portal fire at 3,500 acres, 34 percent contained

July 29, 2014 6:34 PM