Tag Archives: Silverado Fire

Firefighter Severely Burned in California Wildfire Leaves Hospital

Iwaarden was burned while fighting the Silverado Fire     By CHRISTOPHER WEBER Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A firefighter who barely survived being overrun by flames while battling a Southern California wildfire last October was released from a ...

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Report Released on California Firefighters Critically Burned in Silverado Fire

Green Sheet on two still on ventilators, in critical condition     By DON THOMPSON Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Two firefighters critically burned while trying to set backfires to slow the spread of a Southern California wildfire in ...

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Evacuation Orders Lifted in Two California Wildfires

Burned firefighters still in critical condition     IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Evacuation orders were lifted Thursday for the last of some 130,000 Californians forced from their homes by two wind-driven wildfires. Smoky air lingered over a large swath of ...

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Evacuation Orders Lifted for Many Who Fled California’s Blue Ridge Fire

Roughly 100,000 people were ordered to evacuate Monday     By CHRISTOPHER WEBER and AMY TAXIN Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands of Californians were allowed to return to their homes Wednesday as calmer winds helped firefighters beat back ...

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Wind a Risk as California Fires Keep Tens of Thousands Away

Forecasts call for Santa Ana winds to keep blowing over much of Southern California     By CHRISTOPHER WEBER and OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Crews tried to beat back two out-of-control wildfires in Southern California ...

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Silverado Fire Photos

Fast-moving wildfire forced evacuation orders for 60,000 people     LOS ANGELES (AP) — Crews tried to beat back two out-of-control wildfires in Southern California on Tuesday that have kept tens of thousands of people out of their homes even ...

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Utility Says Equipment May Have Caused California’s Silverado Fire

Wildfire grew in size to over 11 square miles     By CHRISTOPHER WEBER and OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California Edison said its equipment may have sparked a fast-moving wildfire that forced evacuation orders ...

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California Firefighters Critically Injured in Blaze

Two hand crew firefighters burned in Silverado Fire     By CHRISTOPHER WEBER and OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ LOS ANGELES (AP) — California prepared for another round of dangerous fire weather Tuesday even as crews fought a pair of fast-moving blazes ...

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