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Western Wildfires: CA Fire Crosses into NV

Bear trapped in tree at Bootleg Fire

By HAVEN DALEY Associated Press GARDNERVILLE, Nev. (AP) — A Northern California wildfire crossed into Nevada, prompting new evacuations, but better weather has been helping crews battling the nation’s largest blaze in southern Oregon. The Tamarack Fire south of Lake ...

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PG&E: Our Equipment Is Possibly Linked to Big Wildfire

Jessica Bell takes a video at the Dixie Fire

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric reported to California utility regulators that its equipment may have been involved in the start of a fire burning in the Sierra Nevada that is threatening hundreds of homes. PG&E said in ...

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CA and Other Western Parts Broil and Burn

Sugar fire in California

(Associated Press) Firefighters working in searing heat struggled to contain the largest wildfire in California this year while state power operators urged people to conserve energy after a huge wildfire in neighboring Oregon disrupted the flow of electricity from three ...

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One of Three Big CA Wildfires Still a Threat to Homes

California wildfires

Associated Press A week-old wildfire in Northern California continued to pose a threat to buildings Tuesday while firefighters increased containment of two other big forest fires in the region. The Salt Fire in the Shasta Lake area north of Redding ...

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CA Wildfire Grows; Evacuation Orders Still in Effect

Firefighter at Lava Fire in California

WEED, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire that has put thousands of people under evacuation orders in Northern California grew substantially but firefighters had some success against the flames, authorities said Wednesday. The fire covered more than 27 square miles (70 ...

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Report: California Governor Overstated Fire Prevention Work

Fuel reduction efforts dropped from the year before     SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has vastly overstated wildfire prevention work completed by his administration, according to a Capital Public Radio investigation released Wednesday. State fire officials ...

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Good Weather Aids Firefighters on California’s Coastal Range

The Willow Fire is 13% contained     BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — An influx of moist and cool ocean air was helping to suppress a forest fire burning in California coastal mountains near a remote Buddhist monastery south of ...

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Vacaville, CA Prescribed Burn

Controlled burn and training     Solana NewsNet May 26, 2021: Crews from the Vacaville Fire Department and nearby allied agencies set fire to dry vegetation on Callen Hill near Allison Drive on Wednesday as part of a controlled burn ...

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