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CA Winds Shifting as Wildfire Battles Go On

Fire truck at French fire

By SAM METZ and JOHN ANTCZAK Associated Press SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — California weather was heating up and winds were shifting Thursday as more than 14,000 firefighters battled wildfires up and down the state, including a major blaze ...

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Winds Drive Nation’s Largest Wildfire Toward CA City

Dixie Fire burns home

SUSANVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters faced dangerously windy weather Tuesday as they struggled to keep the nation’s largest wildfire from moving toward a Northern California city and other small mountain communities. Forecasters issued red flag warnings of critical fire weather ...

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Dixie Fire Threatens CA Homes as Wildfires Torch West

Structure being burned from wildfire in California

By EUGENE GARCIA and CHRISTOPHER WEBER Associated Press QUINCY, Calif. (AP) — Thousands of homes in Northern California remain threatened by the nation’s largest wildfire as unstable weather creates a high danger of new blazes erupting across the West. Weekend ...

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Major Wildfires Threaten Towns in CA, MT

Church sign in Greenville, California

By MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press LAME DEER, Mont. (AP) — Wildfires in Montana threatened rural towns and ranchland, and victims of a California blaze returned to their incinerated town even as the region faced another round of dangerous weather. Firefighters ...

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Nearly 900 Buildings Destroyed by Dixie Fire

Dixie Fire overhead

Associated Press GREENVILLE, Calif. (AP) — California’s largest single wildfire in recorded history kept pushing through forestlands on Tuesday as fire crews tried to protect rural communities from flames that have destroyed hundreds of homes. Clear skies over parts of ...

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Western Wildfires Calm Down in Cool Weather, But Losses Grow

Firefighters at Dixie Fire in California

INDIAN FALLS, Calif. (AP) — Cooler weather on Tuesday helped calm two gigantic wildfires in the U.S. West, but a tally of property losses mounted as authorities got better access to a tiny California community savaged by flames last weekend ...

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CA, NV Governors Tour Site of Massive Wildfires

Firefighter with drip torch at Dixie Fire

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The governors of California and Nevada on Wednesday planned to tour the state line area blackened by one of two massive wildfires that have destroyed dozens of homes in the U.S. West. Cooler weather and ...

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The Dixie Fire Burns Homes as Wildfires Scorch West

Firefighters battle burning structure at Dixie Fire

INDIAN FALLS, Calif. (AP) — California’s largest wildfire merged with a smaller blaze and destroyed homes in rugged and remote areas, as numerous other fires burned across the U.S. West. The Dixie Fire had already leveled over a dozen houses ...

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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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Dangerous Conditions Complicate Wildfire Fight in Western U.S.

Fire cloud

BLY, Ore. (AP) — Erratic winds and dry lightning added to the dangers for crews battling the nation’s largest wildfire on Monday in parched Oregon forests, just one of dozens burning across several Western states. The destructive Bootleg Fire, one ...

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