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Cal Fire: Pacific Gas & Electric Responsible for Dixie Fire

Dixie Fire in California

  Investigators with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection have determined Pacific Gas & Electric power lines started last summer’s Dixie Fire in Northern California that swept through five counties and burned more than 1,300 buildings. The fire ...

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Colorado Fire Evacuation Aided by Daylight, Road Access

Colorado wildfires

By THOMAS PEIPERT and MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press DENVER (AP) — A late-season wildfire pushed by hurricane-force winds tore through two densely populated Denver suburbs and seemed destined to leave a trail of deaths. Yet, only two people are unaccounted ...

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Investigators Narrow Search for Origin of Colorado Wildfire

By THOMAS PEIPERT and BRITTANY PETERSON Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Colo. (AP) — Investigators looking for the cause of the Colorado wildfire that destroyed nearly 1,000 homes have narrowed their search to a sparsely populated neighborhood near Boulder where a passer-by ...

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Thousands Flee as CO Wildfires Burn Hundreds of Homes

Colorado wildfires

By PATTY NIEBERG, BRADY McCOMBS and COLLEEN SLEVIN Associated Press/Report for America DENVER (AP) — Mike Guanella and his family were relaxing at their Colorado home and looking forward to celebrating a belated family Christmas later Thursday when reports of ...

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Departments of Interior, Agriculture and Homeland Security Establish New Wildland Fire Mitigation and Management Commission

WASHINGTON — The Departments of the Interior, Agriculture and Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced the establishment of a new Wildland Fire Mitigation and Management Commission. Establishing this Commission fulfills a key provision of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law ...

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