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NBC Bay Area
City in Pink: Accidental Retardant Drop Leaves Colorful MessThe pilot of a Cal Fire air tanker mistakenly dropped fire retardant on a neigh
NBC Bay Area / Posted 13 minutes ago
The pilot of a Cal Fire air tanker mistakenly dropped fire retardant on a neighborhood in Windsor, where there was no fire, and left a big, pink mess. The air tanker was carrying 1,000 gallons of the retardant Thursday as it flew over the... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Residence Inn evacuated guests after carbon monoxide leakGuests staying at the Residence Inn by Marriott had to evacuate Thursday aftern
KRCR TV Redding / Posted an hour ago
Guests staying at the Residence Inn by Marriott had to evacuate Thursday afternoon due to high levels of carbon monoxide. CAL FIRE was dispatched to a medical call on Thursday at noon at the Residence Inn. Two guests were said to have been... Read more
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Lake County News
Firefighters battling blaze in Lucerne LUCERNE, Calif. – State and local firefighters are working to control a wildl
Lake County News / Posted 2 hours ago
LUCERNE, Calif. – State and local firefighters are working to control a wildland fire in Lucerne. The fire was first dispatched at around 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the area of the 4200 block of Foothill... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
2017 California Wildfires in Photosin California, where hillsides were left with crops of grass that turns into fu
NBC Bay Area / Posted 7 hours ago
in California, where hillsides were left with crops of grass that turns into fuel for the fires. As of Thursday July 27, CAL FIRE reported 11 large wildfires -- fires that burned 300 or more acres -- in California. The agency says more than 3,200... Read more
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New Kerala
Scott Safety Selected as State Agency's Breathing Apparatus Provider - newkerala news #258066to provide industry-leading technology and equipment to the California Departme
New Kerala / Posted 11 hours ago
to provide industry-leading technology and equipment to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) to help keep a team of 5,600 firefighters safe in the harshest environments. "The Department of General Services... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Evacuations lifted for Ranch Fire in El Dorado Countywelcome at the park. Large animals can be taken to the El Dorado County Fairgro
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 hours ago
welcome at the park. Large animals can be taken to the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive, Placerville. Cal Fire reported that the fire was moving uphill in grass and oak woodland. Twenty engine companies and three fire crews... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Crews continue to battle Ranch, Latrobe firesin place. The evacuation shelter at Pioneer Park, 6740 Fairplay Road, will rema
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 13 hours ago
in place. The evacuation shelter at Pioneer Park, 6740 Fairplay Road, will remain open until 8 a.m. Friday, according to Cal Fire. Omo Ranch Road between Mt. Aukum and Fair Play roads is closed. There is a large animal shelter at El Dorado... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Fire crews return from Detwiler Firefrom responding to large wildland fires isn’t limited to just those attacking t
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 20 hours ago
from responding to large wildland fires isn’t limited to just those attacking the fire. “An incident management team from Cal Fire can run in the neighborhood of $250,000-a-day at full activation,” Madoski said. “We’re able to gather those... Read more
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Santa Maria Sun
Whittier Fire mostly contained, evacuation orders liftedFire Department, California Highway Patrol, the California Conservation Corps,
Santa Maria Sun / Posted 21 hours ago
Fire Department, California Highway Patrol, the California Conservation Corps, the California Department of Corrections, Cal Fire, and U.S. Forest Service. More than 1,000 personnel were on hand responding to the blaze for much of its duration.... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
CAL FIRE reacts positively to change in funding sourceSACRAMENTO, Calif. - CAL FIRE's fire prevention program will now be funded by a
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 21 hours ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - CAL FIRE's fire prevention program will now be funded by a new source after Governor Jerry Brown signed AB398 on Tuesday, July 25. AB398 extends and improves the state's Cap and Trade program to ensure California continues to... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
R.V. resident recalls freeway fires in Andersonseeing flames, and then this explosion over here all happening around the same
KRCR TV Redding / Posted yesterday
seeing flames, and then this explosion over here all happening around the same time, it was quite different," Sehn said. CAL FIRE said the fire at the mill started from a wood chipper malfunction, and spread to surrounding grass. An employee at... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Evacuations ordered as fire burns near Mount Aukumwelcome at the park. Large animals can be taken to the El Droado County Fairgro
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
welcome at the park. Large animals can be taken to the El Droado County Fairgrounds, 100 Placervile Drive, Placerville. Cal Fire reported that the fire was moving uphill in grass and oak woodland. Twenty engine companies and three fire crews... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Crews battling fire in Milpitas foothillsof Milpitas near Ed R. Levin County Park. The fire was reported at 11:11 a.m.
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted yesterday
of Milpitas near Ed R. Levin County Park. The fire was reported at 11:11 a.m. on Weller Road north of Calaveras Road. Cal Fire Battalion Chief Mike Martin said this afternoon that the fire is at 20 acres but has the potential to grow to... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
Crews hope to have Warner Springs 'Lost Fire' fully contained todayabout four miles northeast of Warner Springs in the vicinity of state Route 79
KUSI News San Diego / Posted yesterday
about four miles northeast of Warner Springs in the vicinity of state Route 79 and Lost Valley Road, has charred 255 acres, Cal Fire San Diego Capt. Kendal Bortisser said. "Crews are continuing to make great progress, and we're cautiously... Read more
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The Oakdale Leader
Fires Continue to Blazefour from Stanislaus Consolidated Fire continue to work the lines of the Detwil
The Oakdale Leader / Posted yesterday
four from Stanislaus Consolidated Fire continue to work the lines of the Detwiler Fire in Mariposa County. Reports from Cal Fire earlier this week list over 78,900 acres of grass and brush and 65 percent contained. Some evacuations have been... Read more
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The Mercury News
Brush fire burns 4 acres in Almaden Valleyat the southern end of Almaden Lake Park, according to San Jose fire department
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
at the southern end of Almaden Lake Park, according to San Jose fire department spokesman Joshua Padron. San Jose firefighters and Cal Fire extinguished the blaze just after midnight, Padron said. The cause of the fire is under inve... Read more
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The Mercury News
Gilroy Garlic Festival 2017: Your guide to good eats, Giada’s appearancesee who emerges with a win — and $3,000 for the charity of their choice. Last y
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
see who emerges with a win — and $3,000 for the charity of their choice. Last year’s champs, Herb Alpers and Tom Evans from Cal Fire, will defend their title against the EMT teams of Kim Bowman/Jan Snyder, John Campbell/Morgan Sanders and Tommy... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Residents heard "explosion" at lumber mill in Andersona grass fire.. The incident was reported around 8:00 pm at Sierra Pacific Indu
KRCR TV Redding / Posted yesterday
a grass fire.. The incident was reported around 8:00 pm at Sierra Pacific Industries mill on Riverside Drive in Anderson. CAL FIRE officials say it started in the chipper and then spread to the surrounding grass. People we spoke with say they... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Residents heard "explosion" at mill in Andersona grass fire.. The incident was reported around 8:00 pm at Sierra Pacific Indu
KRCR TV Redding / Posted yesterday
a grass fire.. The incident was reported around 8:00 pm at Sierra Pacific Industries mill on Riverside Drive in Anderson. CAL FIRE officials say it started in the chipper and then spread to the surrounding grass. People we spoke with say they... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Small fire in Tehama County quickly subdued at 20 acresRoad and Garrison Road in Cottonwood is stopped at 20 acres on Tuesday, July 25
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 2 days ago
Road and Garrison Road in Cottonwood is stopped at 20 acres on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. COTTONWOOD, Calif. - Tehama County CAL FIRE confirmed progress has been stopped for a vegetation fire at Benson Road and Garrison Road. About 100 fire... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
One structure damaged in wildfire south of Placervillefire crews were on scene along with three water tenders, two bulldozers, two he
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
fire crews were on scene along with three water tenders, two bulldozers, two helicopters and two air tankers. Joining Cal Fire crews were firefighters from the El Dorado County, Pioneer, Mosquito, Diamond Springs and Cameron Park fire... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Board of Supervisors approve fee waivers to help Wall Fire victimsfire. The fee waivers and streamlined services will be available for any fires
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 2 days ago
fire. The fee waivers and streamlined services will be available for any fires declared local emergencies during the 2017 CAL FIRE defined fire season. Residents should visit the Fire Assistance Center to meet one-on-one with County staff and... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
79 wildfires in Northern California in last 24 hours, most likely sparked by lightningmode. "We're out there scanning the area and any smokes that develop we have o
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
mode. "We're out there scanning the area and any smokes that develop we have our resources that can address it," says Cal Fire spokesperson Scott McLean. From Monday morning through Tuesday morning, 79 fires were counted in Lassen, Modoc and... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Transient arrested for allegedly starting fires on Rancho RoadREDDING, Calif. - CAL FIRE Shasta-Trinity Unit law enforcement officers arreste
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 2 days ago
REDDING, Calif. - CAL FIRE Shasta-Trinity Unit law enforcement officers arrested Jeffrey David Ashby, 26, on arson charges for allegedly lighting three separate fires on Rancho Road in south Redding early Sunday morning. CAL FIRE officials said... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Lost Fire in San Diego County approaches full containmentsaid. It spread quickly at first, blackening more than 100 acres in less than t
KGTV San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
said. It spread quickly at first, blackening more than 100 acres in less than two hours, but a full wildland response from Cal Fire San Diego helped slow the spread of flames. More than 400 firefighters from Cal Fire and the U.S. Forest Service... Read more
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Lake County News
Clearlake mobile home park fire destroys trailer, two outbuildings; two dogs perishDispatch reported over the air that it was receiving multiple calls about a fir
Lake County News / Posted 2 days ago
Dispatch reported over the air that it was receiving multiple calls about a fire in one of the units. Lake County Fire and Cal Fire held unified command on the incident, according to Lake County Fire Chief Willie Sapeta. Units on scene reported... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Grass Fire Burning Near Paso RoblesFirefighters are on scene of a grass fire that broke out Monday night between P
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 2 days ago
Firefighters are on scene of a grass fire that broke out Monday night between Paso Robles and Cambria. According to Cal Fire SLO on Twitter, fire engines were sent to a vegetation fire on the 1400 block of Cypress Mountain Drive. PG&E crews were... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Abandoned golf course potential fire hazardThey do not own the golf course, nor can they control what goes on in the golf
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 2 days ago
They do not own the golf course, nor can they control what goes on in the golf course because it is private property. CAL FIRE also cannot control what goes on in the property because it is privately owned. Safor Corporation is responsible for... Read more
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The Mercury News
Castro fire extinguished in Gilroyexpected to finish mopping up by nightfall Monday. Some 100 firefighters were
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
expected to finish mopping up by nightfall Monday. Some 100 firefighters were assigned to the fire, Martin said. Assisting Cal Fire were the South Santa Clara County Fire District, the Gilroy Fire Department and the Spring Valley Volunteer Fire... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Neighbors: Abandoned golf course pontential fire hazardThey do not own the golf course, nor can they control what goes on in the golf
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 3 days ago
They do not own the golf course, nor can they control what goes on in the golf course because it is private property. CAL FIRE also cannot control what goes on in the property because it is privately owned. Safor Corporation is responsible for... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Oroville woman's thanks to firefighters who saved home goes viralthe men and women who are up here on Mount Ida during the Wall fire. They were
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 3 days ago
the men and women who are up here on Mount Ida during the Wall fire. They were on my street and they defended and helped Cal Fire. I'm sorry, I get emotional. Anyway, they saved the houses here on our street and....we would really like to thank... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Firefighters put out 150 acre fire near CholameGrass was scorched and flame retardant was dropped as fire crews battle the Oli
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 3 days ago
Grass was scorched and flame retardant was dropped as fire crews battle the Olive Fire near Cholame. (Cal Fire San Luis Obispo) Grass was scorched and flame retardant was dropped as fire crews battle the Olive Fire near Cholame. (Cal Fire San Luis... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Deputies Close Roads as Fire Crews Fight Wheatland Grass Fireby the flames sparked near Spenceville Road and Monarch Trail Drive The blaze
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 3 days ago
by the flames sparked near Spenceville Road and Monarch Trail Drive The blaze is currently 15 percent contained, according to Cal Fire. Spenceville Road at Camp Far West Road along with Vassar Lake Gate to Beale Air Force Base have been closed... Read more
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Lake County News
Monday afternoon fires contained in Lower Lake; fire in Nice damages garageat around 2 p.m. Monday in a field across from 16725 Bryant Road, based on repo
Lake County News / Posted 3 days ago
at around 2 p.m. Monday in a field across from 16725 Bryant Road, based on reports from Lake County Central Dispatch. Cal Fire, Lake County Fire and the US Forest Service sent units to the incident. Lake County Fire Chief Willie Sapeta said a... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Lost Fire 60 Percent Containedto prepare in case mandatory evacuations were ordered. The evacuation warning
KPBS San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
to prepare in case mandatory evacuations were ordered. The evacuation warning was lifted Sunday evening, according to Cal Fire. A shelter at Olive Peirce Middle School in Ramona was subsequently closed, according to the county. Several small... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Detwiler Fire Burns 76,000+ Acres in Mariposa County, CaliforniaCounty, California is now 50% contained after burning more than 76,000-acres.
KTVN Reno / Posted 3 days ago
County, California is now 50% contained after burning more than 76,000-acres. The wildfire is burning Lake McClure. Cal Fire says 63 homes and 67 minor structures have been destroyed since the fire sparked Sunday July 16. All evacuation... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Wildfire near Yosemite now 50 percent containedfire has destroyed another 67 structures and one commercial building and damage
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
fire has destroyed another 67 structures and one commercial building and damaged 13 houses and 8 structures, according to Cal Fire. At least 1,500 structures are still threatened by the fire, Cal Fire reports. Early in the firefighting effort,... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Evacuation warning lifted as crews battle Lost Fire in northeast San Diego Countyaccording to the county Department of Public Works. RELATED: It's wildfire sea
KGTV San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
according to the county Department of Public Works. RELATED: It's wildfire season! Here's how to prepare for the worst Cal Fire and U.S. Forest Service crews are working to put out the fire, which has not threatened structures. No injuries... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Massive wildfire near Yosemite National Park is 40 percent containedhas burned more than 75,000 acres and uprooted residents and businesses in comm
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
has burned more than 75,000 acres and uprooted residents and businesses in communities throughout the region, according to Cal Fire. Most of the evacuation orders have since been lifted. The wildfire, which produced plumes of smoke that spread as... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Massive Detwiler fire near Yosemite National Park is 40 percent containedhas burned more than 75,000 acres and uprooted residents and businesses in comm
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
has burned more than 75,000 acres and uprooted residents and businesses in communities throughout the region, according to Cal Fire. Most of the evacuation orders have since been lifted. The wildfire, which produced plumes of smoke that spread as... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Local fire departments have been working hardThank you to Cal Fire, Santa Cruz, Central, Scotts Valley and all others that p
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
Thank you to Cal Fire, Santa Cruz, Central, Scotts Valley and all others that participated in the quick responses to the recent fires. The neighborhood was impressed with the actions of the helicopter pilot dropping water and flying into the thick of... Read more
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The Mercury News
Fast-moving Gilroy brush fire triples in size in less than 2 hourswinds, a brush fire near Highway 101 in Gilroy was voraciously consuming dry br
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
winds, a brush fire near Highway 101 in Gilroy was voraciously consuming dry brush and spreading toward more open land, Cal Fire reported. The fire, dubbed the Castro Fire and reported at 4 p.m., initially was centered near Castro Valley Road... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Fire Burns 50 Acres Near GilroyA fire has burned 50 acres of vegetation in about an hour this afternoon in uni
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
A fire has burned 50 acres of vegetation in about an hour this afternoon in unincorporated Santa Clara County, Cal Fire officials said. The fire was reported at 4:07 p.m. near the intersection of Castro Valley Road and U.S. Highway 101 near Gavilan... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Teen cycles to honor fallen officersback in custody about an hour later when police surrounded him in the harbor wa
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
back in custody about an hour later when police surrounded him in the harbor water near the G Street Pier, police said. Cal Fire slows spread of 'Lost Fire' near Warner SpringsCal Fire slows spread of 'Lost Fire' near Warner Springs A... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
San Diego police investigating death of woman in Mission ValleyCal Fire slows spread of 'Lost Fire' near Warner SpringsCal Fire slows spread o
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
Cal Fire slows spread of 'Lost Fire' near Warner SpringsCal Fire slows spread of 'Lost Fire' near Warner Springs A vegetation fire near Warner Springs that spread quickly Saturday has slowed considerably Sunday and is 20 percent contained, though... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Brush Fire Burning South of Gilroy: Cal FireFire crews responded to a brush fire south of Gilroy on Sunday afternoon, accor
NBC Bay Area / Posted 4 days ago
Fire crews responded to a brush fire south of Gilroy on Sunday afternoon, according to Cal Fire. The blaze was burning off Castro Valley Road, in south Santa Clara County, near Gavilan College, and air support and other resources were called in,... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
Firefighters continue to slow down 210 acre 'Lost Fire' in Warner Springsthe blaze, dubbed the ``Lost Fire,'' which sparked Saturday afternoon in the ru
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
the blaze, dubbed the ``Lost Fire,'' which sparked Saturday afternoon in the rugged, rural northeast corner of the county, Cal Fire San Diego Capt. Kendal Bortisser said. ``Multiple firefighters are on the front lines, and continue to encounter... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Escaped domestic violence suspect taken into custody after entering harborNorth County Transit District rolls out a new operating system designed to enha
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
North County Transit District rolls out a new operating system designed to enhance safety, the agency announced Sunday. Cal Fire slows spread of 'Lost Fire' near Warner SpringsCal Fire slows spread of 'Lost Fire' near Warner Springs A... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Evacuation orders being lifted as Detwiler Fire, at 76,000 acres, slows its spread40 percent of the 76,000-acre blaze as of Sunday. Fire officials said the blaze
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
40 percent of the 76,000-acre blaze as of Sunday. Fire officials said the blaze grew by just 500 acres overnight. But Cal Fire officials warned that it could take another two weeks before crews will have the fire completely under control. A... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Police searching for escaped domestic violence suspectwho escaped from the central police station Sunday while being processed for a
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
who escaped from the central police station Sunday while being processed for a domestic violence arrest, police said. Cal Fire slows spread of 'Lost Fire' near Warner SpringsCal Fire slows spread of 'Lost Fire' near Warner Springs A... Read more
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