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KESQ Palm Springs
Firefighters working to contain brush fire near Thermal airportTHERMAL, Calif. - Firefighters are working to contain a brush fire near the The
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted an hour ago
THERMAL, Calif. - Firefighters are working to contain a brush fire near the Thermal Airport. Cal Fire says the fire is on Higgens Drive and is 2 acres at this point. Additional resources have been called. Stay with KESQ News Channel 3 and CBS... Read more
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The Mercury News
San Jose man, 19, identified as Mendocino County homicide victimRoad in Mendocino County, about 70 miles north of Ukiah. A 10:30 a.m. call tha
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
Road in Mendocino County, about 70 miles north of Ukiah. A 10:30 a.m. call that day about a dead body sighting summoned Cal Fire and Covelo Volunteer Fire personnel to the site at mile-post marker 24.98, according to the Mendocino County... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
A candidate for lieutenant governor says inmate firefighters are slave labor. Is she right?in 44 fire camps run by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilita
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
in 44 fire camps run by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, all but five in conjunction with Cal Fire. Inmates make up a big piece of the available manpower during wildfire season, reinforcing about 5,300 full-time... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Firefighters battling structure fire in Banningcommercial structure fire in Banning that broke out Wednesday morning. The fir
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted yesterday
commercial structure fire in Banning that broke out Wednesday morning. The fire was reported shortly before 9:30 a.m. with Cal Fire and Riverside County crews responding to W. Lincoln Street and S. 8th Street. When crews arrived they found a two... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Fire destroys mobile home in AndersonANDERSON, Calif. - Fire destroyed a mobile home in Anderson Wednesday morning.
KRCR TV Redding / Posted yesterday
ANDERSON, Calif. - Fire destroyed a mobile home in Anderson Wednesday morning. CAL FIRE said the fire broke out around 5:30 a.m. in the 6600 block of Meadowlark Lane in Anderson. The mobile home was fully involved, and the flames spread to nearby... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Deputy DA challenges incumbent District Attorney Anne Marie Schubertwife are looking to buy in Sacramento County, and his kids attend a school in S
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
wife are looking to buy in Sacramento County, and his kids attend a school in Sacramento. In 2015, Phillips prosecuted Orville “Moe” Fleming, the former Cal Fire chief convicted of second-degree murder in the 2014 death of girlfriend Sarah Dou... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Blaze near Tracy contained by county fire crewsFire Department and the Tracy Fire Department in San Joaquin County also respon
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted yesterday
Fire Department and the Tracy Fire Department in San Joaquin County also responded, according to Knowles. Cal Fire was also involved. The California Highway Patrol has closed a segment of Corral Hollow Road until further notice... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Update: Grass fire burning on Lawrence Livermore Lab property near Tracyfor the laboratory, said the fire is at 4 acres and is burning roughly 17 miles
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
for the laboratory, said the fire is at 4 acres and is burning roughly 17 miles away from the laboratory itself. Cal Fire officials said on Twitter around 3 p.m. that the fire was more like 40 acres and is off of Corral Hollow Road. So... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
More logging on public lands means more wildfiresBerkeley, we recognize the remarkable differences in wildfires in unlogged area
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
Berkeley, we recognize the remarkable differences in wildfires in unlogged areas versus clear-cut forestland. According to Cal Fire, 48 percent of previously logged areas of Sequoia National Forest have burned at least once, compared to just 25... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Vehicle crash, downed power lines close Hwy. 116/Stage Gulch Roadwhen emergency dispatchers learned of a series of fires near Lakeville and Stag
Petluma360.com / Posted 2 days ago
when emergency dispatchers learned of a series of fires near Lakeville and Stage Gulch Road/Highway 116 east of Petaluma. Cal Fire personnel said about 5 acres of vegetation burned. Fire personnel were responding when it was discovered that the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Off-duty California Highway Patrol officer killed in crash in San Martinat the intersection of Monterey Highway and San Martin Avenue. A spokesman for
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
at the intersection of Monterey Highway and San Martin Avenue. A spokesman for the CHP could not immediately be reached. Cal Fire responded to the scene with an American flag to honor to the fallen officer. Check back for more information on... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Small vegetation fire contained on Union School RoadCalif. - A small vegetation fire burned Monday night in the Mountain Gate area
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 2 days ago
Calif. - A small vegetation fire burned Monday night in the Mountain Gate area near Shasta College on Union School Road. CAL FIRE responded with four engines, two water tenders, and one dozer around 7:30 p.m. this evening. The fire burned almost... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Small vegetation fire on Union School RoadCalif. - A small vegetation fire burned Monday night in the Mountain Gate area
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 2 days ago
Calif. - A small vegetation fire burned Monday night in the Mountain Gate area near Shasta College on Union School Road. CAL FIRE responded with four engines, two water tenders, and one dozer around 7:30 p.m. this evening. The fire burned almost... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
San Diego Fire Chief has dire warning about fire seasonwill be warmer than normal through the end of the year, with equal odds that pr
KGTV San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
will be warmer than normal through the end of the year, with equal odds that precipitation will be normal. Through Sunday, Cal Fire has responded to 5,350 fires throughout the state this year, which have scorched more than 230,000 acres. The... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
San Diego fire chief warns of 'vast accumulations' of fire fuels this seasonwill be warmer than normal through the end of the year, with equal odds that pr
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
will be warmer than normal through the end of the year, with equal odds that precipitation will be normal. Through Sunday, Cal Fire has responded to 5,350 fires throughout the state this year, which have scorched more than 230,000 acres. The... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
SDFD delivers report to City Council Committeewill be warmer than normal through the end of the year, with equal odds that pr
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
will be warmer than normal through the end of the year, with equal odds that precipitation will be normal. Through Sunday, Cal Fire has responded to 5,350 fires throughout the state this year, which have scorched more than 230,000 acres. The... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Firefighters make progress on El Dorado County blazeA stubborn wildfire just south of Shingle Springs is now 35 percent contained a
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
A stubborn wildfire just south of Shingle Springs is now 35 percent contained after torching 136 acres, Cal Fire said Monday morning. Fire officials noted that the forward progress of the fire in El Dorado County had been stopped. The French Fire... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Report: Fall May Bring Dangerous Wildfire Conditions To San Diegoto come for San Diego, we could be in for an extremely active and potentially d
KPBS San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
to come for San Diego, we could be in for an extremely active and potentially dangerous three months." Through Sept. 10, Cal Fire has responded to more than 5,100 fires throughout the state this year, which have scorched over 229,000 acres. The... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
San Diego Fire Chief has dire warning about fire seasonto come for San Diego, we could be in for an extremely active and potentially d
KGTV San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
to come for San Diego, we could be in for an extremely active and potentially dangerous three months." Through Sept. 10, Cal Fire has responded to more than 5,100 fires throughout the state this year, which have scorched over 229,000 acres. The... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
French Fire covering 100 acres in El Dorado Countyhas grown to 100 acres south of Shingle Springs, according to the California De
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
has grown to 100 acres south of Shingle Springs, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. Cal Fire spokesman Brice Bennett said the fire, off of French Creek Road near Bonnetti Road, was zero percent contained as of... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Crews Battle 100-Acre Fire South of Shingle SpringsEL DORADO COUNTY — A fire has been spreading south of Shingle Springs, accordin
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 3 days ago
EL DORADO COUNTY — A fire has been spreading south of Shingle Springs, according to Cal Fire. Around 4:20 p.m. the French Fire off of French Creek and Bonnetti roads had reached 20 acres. An hour later it had spread to 100 acres. Cal Fire has not... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Mobile home fire out Sunday morningMECCA, Calif. - A mobile home fire in Mecca is out Sunday morning, officials sa
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 4 days ago
MECCA, Calif. - A mobile home fire in Mecca is out Sunday morning, officials said. Cal Fire Crews responded to reports of a mobile home on fire near the intersection of Avenue 67 and Lincoln Street just after 4 a.m., officials said. Crews were able... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Small brush fire temporarily shuts down railroad tracks in MeccaMECCA, Calif. - Cal Fire firefighters contained a brush fire burning in Mecca t
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 4 days ago
MECCA, Calif. - Cal Fire firefighters contained a brush fire burning in Mecca this evening. The fire broke out just after 5:30 p.m. near Avenue 70 and Garfield Street. Cal Fire officials said the first arriving engine reported a 20 foot by 100 foot... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Faulty equipment causes fire inside Palm Desert auto body shopPALM DESERT, Calif. - Faulty equipment caused a fire inside an auto body shop i
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 4 days ago
PALM DESERT, Calif. - Faulty equipment caused a fire inside an auto body shop in Palm Desert this evening. Cal Fire Riverside County firefighters said the fire happened just after 5:30 p.m. on the 75000 block of Sheryl Avenue. Fire crews located a... Read more
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The Mercury News
Firefighters fully contain Skeggs Fire near WoodsideSAN MATEO COUNTY — Firefighters on Friday fully contained the Skeggs Fire in th
The Mercury News / Posted 5 days ago
SAN MATEO COUNTY — Firefighters on Friday fully contained the Skeggs Fire in the Santa Cruz Mountains, according to Cal Fire. Sparked by a bolt of lightning Monday night, the blaze consumed 50 acres of redwood forest in “extremely rugged terrain”... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Firefighters battling vegetation fire near Clear Creek MarketPhoto courtesy of Kyle German Photo courtesy of Kyle German REDDING, Calif. -
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 6 days ago
Photo courtesy of Kyle German Photo courtesy of Kyle German REDDING, Calif. - Redding firefighters and CAL FIRE are currently battling a vegetation fire burning near Westside Road off Highway 273 in Redding. According to Redding Fire Chief Gerry... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
SDFD: Dangerous wildfire conditions ahead for fallSAN DIEGO (NEWS 8/CNS) - A small brush fire burned close to homes in Bonita, sp
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8/CNS) - A small brush fire burned close to homes in Bonita, sparking more concern from local fire officials. The fire erupted Thursday night in the open area behind houses near Coral Canyon Road, but the brush was quite light and... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Firefighters contain early morning Indio house fireWay. The fire caused minor damage to the home and also burned two cars. Crews
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 6 days ago
Way. The fire caused minor damage to the home and also burned two cars. Crews contained the blaze in around 20 minutes. Cal Fire is estimating $80,000 in damages. No injuries were reported and no word on what caused the fire. Stay with KESQ... Read more
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The Mercury News
Skeggs Fire near Woodside now 60 percent containedMATEO COUNTY — Firefighters on Thursday stopped the spread of the Skeggs Fire i
The Mercury News / Posted 6 days ago
MATEO COUNTY — Firefighters on Thursday stopped the spread of the Skeggs Fire in the Santa Cruz Mountains, according to Cal Fire. Sparked by a bolt of lightning Monday night, the blaze has consumed 50 to 60 acres of redwood forest in “extremely... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Gasification technology used in future biomass operation in Shasta CountyIt will also use materials mostly from hazardous zones that are at risk for wil
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 6 days ago
It will also use materials mostly from hazardous zones that are at risk for wildfires. These zones are designated by Cal Fire. "A lot of the product needs to come from high hazard fuel zones," said project manager Todd Sloat. He says Shasta... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
Fall season could bring dangerous wildfire conditions to San Diego and surrounding areasto come for San Diego, we could be in for an extremely active and potentially d
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
to come for San Diego, we could be in for an extremely active and potentially dangerous three months.'' Through Sept. 10, Cal Fire has responded to more than 5,100 fires throughout the state this year, which have scorched over 229,000 acres. The... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
San Diego Fire Chief: Fall wildfire season could be 'potentially dangerous'to come for San Diego, we could be in for an extremely active and potentially d
KGTV San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
to come for San Diego, we could be in for an extremely active and potentially dangerous three months." Through Sept. 10, Cal Fire has responded to more than 5,100 fires throughout the state this year, which have scorched over 229,000 acres. The... Read more
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Rapid City Journal
US wildfire costs hit record $2.3 billion; season isn't overFILE - In this Sept. 2, 2017, photo, a crew with California Department of Fores
Rapid City Journal / Posted 7 days ago
FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2017, photo, a crew with California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) battles "La Tuna" brushfire on the hillside in Burbank, Calif. With multiple intense hurricanes, a powerful earthquake, wildfires and... Read more
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The Mercury News
Santa Clara County bans commercial marijuana grows - The Canniforniantips last year that resulted in 11 eradications. Six in the area of Croy Road a
The Mercury News / Posted 7 days ago
tips last year that resulted in 11 eradications. Six in the area of Croy Road and Loma Chiquita Road — where according to Cal Fire officials, a portable generator at a marijuana grow sparked the Loma Fire that destroyed 12 homes and burned... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Car crashes into guard rail in Banninginto a guard rail in Banning Thursday morning. It happened around 5:30 a.m. nea
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 7 days ago
into a guard rail in Banning Thursday morning. It happened around 5:30 a.m. near Ramsey Street, near the Ramsey onramp. CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters, with the assistance of the Morongo Fire Department, responded to reports of a traffic... Read more
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The Mercury News
Crews make good progress in containing Skeggs Fireto smolder Wednesday night, but crews are making good progress in reinforcing a
The Mercury News / Posted 7 days ago
to smolder Wednesday night, but crews are making good progress in reinforcing and improving containment lines, according to Cal Fire. Sparked by a bolt of lightning Monday night, the blaze has consumed 50 to 60 acres of redwood forest in “extremely... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Injured hiker rescued from Bishop Peak near San Luis Obispo- An injured hiker was rescued from Bishop Peak Thursday evening after falling
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 7 days ago
- An injured hiker was rescued from Bishop Peak Thursday evening after falling 15 feet from the popular hiking trail. Cal Fire San Luis Obispo and the City of San Luis Obispo Fire Department responded to the peak to rescue the injured hiker... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
More than a dozen new fires burn in the Northstatestarted Tuesday morning. Firefighters have not released a cause but were origin
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 8 days ago
started Tuesday morning. Firefighters have not released a cause but were originally calling it the "Lightning 16 Fire." CAL FIRE said it has grown to 150 acres. CAL FIRE said firefighters had to be flown in because it's burning on a steep... Read more
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The Mercury News
Crews contain 15 fires started by lightning in Monterey CountyMonterey – Firefighters contained all 15 blazes started in Monterey County on M
The Mercury News / Posted 8 days ago
Monterey – Firefighters contained all 15 blazes started in Monterey County on Monday by lightning, but Cal Fire says its crews will be on standby with a chance of more thunderstorms in the forecast. “We were able to pick up all of the fires in... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Fire Spotters Dodge Lightning at Tower Near Mt. Hamiltonat the highest point above Santa Clara County, Copernicus Peak, where the only
NBC Bay Area / Posted 8 days ago
at the highest point above Santa Clara County, Copernicus Peak, where the only fire lookout tower in the area stands. Cal Fire volunteers Jerry Borden and Mason Weirshauser work at the tower, trying to spot potential fires, and they said... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Internal combustion causes continual burn along Highway 99a 100 by 200 foot green waste pile that internally combusted at about midnight
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 8 days ago
a 100 by 200 foot green waste pile that internally combusted at about midnight on September 1. When it first happened, Cal Fire responded to contain the flames, then suggested that the land owners, Old Durham Wood, let it burn out. The space is... Read more
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Fremont Tribune
Zinke directs more aggressive approach to prevent wildfiresFILE - In this Sept. 2, 2017, photo, a crew with California Department of Fores
Fremont Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2017, photo, a crew with California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) battles "La Tuna" brushfire on the hillside in Burbank, Calif. With multiple intense hurricanes, a powerful earthquake, wildfires and... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Zinke directs more aggressive approach to prevent wildfiresFILE - In this Sept. 2, 2017, photo, a crew with California Department of Fores
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 8 days ago
FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2017, photo, a crew with California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) battles "La Tuna" brushfire on the hillside in Burbank, Calif. With multiple intense hurricanes, a powerful earthquake, wildfires and... Read more
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Santa Maria Times
Zinke directs more aggressive approach to prevent wildfiresFILE - In this Sept. 2, 2017, photo, a crew with California Department of Fores
Santa Maria Times / Posted 8 days ago
FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2017, photo, a crew with California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) battles "La Tuna" brushfire on the hillside in Burbank, Calif. With multiple intense hurricanes, a powerful earthquake, wildfires and... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Zinke directs more aggressive approach to prevent wildfiresFILE - In this Sept. 2, 2017, photo, a crew with California Department of Fores
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 8 days ago
FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2017, photo, a crew with California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) battles "La Tuna" brushfire on the hillside in Burbank, Calif. With multiple intense hurricanes, a powerful earthquake, wildfires and... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
Zinke directs more aggressive approach to prevent wildfiresFILE - In this Sept. 2, 2017, photo, a crew with California Department of Fores
Sioux City Journal / Posted 9 days ago
FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2017, photo, a crew with California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) battles "La Tuna" brushfire on the hillside in Burbank, Calif. With multiple intense hurricanes, a powerful earthquake, wildfires and... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Zinke directs more aggressive approach to prevent wildfiresFILE - In this Sept. 2, 2017, photo, a crew with California Department of Fores
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2017, photo, a crew with California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) battles "La Tuna" brushfire on the hillside in Burbank, Calif. With multiple intense hurricanes, a powerful earthquake, wildfires and... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
CAL FIRE: Crews responding to vegetation fire near Big BendCAL FIRE crews are being flown in to fight a vegetation fire burning in a rural
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 9 days ago
CAL FIRE crews are being flown in to fight a vegetation fire burning in a rural area near Big Bend. Officials said the fire has burned 15-20 acres in steep in-accessible terrain. No threats to structures have been reported and no evacuations have... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
Zinke directs more aggressive approach to prevent wildfiresFILE - In this Sept. 2, 2017, photo, a crew with California Department of Fores
The Chippewa Herald / Posted 9 days ago
FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2017, photo, a crew with California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) battles "La Tuna" brushfire on the hillside in Burbank, Calif. With multiple intense hurricanes, a powerful earthquake, wildfires and... Read more
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Missoulian
Zinke directs more aggressive approach to prevent wildfiresFILE - In this Sept. 2, 2017, photo, a crew with California Department of Fores
Missoulian / Posted 9 days ago
FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2017, photo, a crew with California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) battles "La Tuna" brushfire on the hillside in Burbank, Calif. With multiple intense hurricanes, a powerful earthquake, wildfires and... Read more
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