Tag Archives: LNU Lightning Complex Fire

Neighbors with Hoses Target Fires as Crews Urge Them to Stop

New level of engagement by residents     By CAMILLE FASSETT Associated Press/Report for America REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — With California firefighters strapped for resources, residents have organized to put out flames themselves in a large swath of land ...

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Weather, Reinforcements Help in California Wildfire Fight

Progress on three major blazes     By DON THOMPSON and HAVEN DALEY Associated Press VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters hard-pressed by some of the largest wildfires in California history scrambled Wednesday to take advantage of cooler weather and an ...

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California Faces Huge Fires Before Usual Peak of Season

September and October usually have the largest and most damaging     By DON THOMPSON and HAVEN DALEY Associated Press VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) — California’s firefighting agency is in talks with the National Guard and California Conservation Corps about providing ...

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California Officials Tell Residents to Prepare to be Away from Home for Days

17 major fire complexes are burning     By JANIE HAR Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California fire officials are cautiously optimistic after dodging a major lightning storm, but they are pleading with residents to stay out of evacuation ...

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California Wildfires Some of Largest in State History

Thousands under evacuation orders     By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ and JANIE HAR Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Lightning-sparked wildfires in Northern California exploded in size Friday to become some of the largest in state history, forcing thousands to ...

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Global Supertanker Over LNU Lightning Complex Fires

Tanker work over California     wcolby Recorded 8/20/2020 The 747 Supertanker is one of several aerial firefighting air tankers derived from various Boeing 747 models. The aircraft are rated to carry up to 19,600 US gallons (74,000 L) of ...

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Northern California Wildfires Threatening Thousands of Homes

Hundreds of fires have begun since the start of the week     By HAVEN DALEY and JANIE HAR Associated Press VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Wildfires raged through Northern California on Wednesday, threatening thousands of homes and blackening the skies ...

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