California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection

In this Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 file photo, a home burns as the Camp Fire rages through Paradise, Calif. Authorities say the fire is 95 percent contained Thursday, Nov. 22.
AP Photo/Noah Berger, File
November 23, 2018 - 12:34 pm
By John Rogers LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The so-called Camp Fire in Northern California in many ways has become the worst wildfire in the history of a state whose topography and climate have long made it ripe for devastating blazes. With terrain ranging from steep, tree-topped mountains to dry, brush-...
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Evacuees from Lucerne, from left, Ken Bennett with Ember Reynolds, 8, and Lisa Reynolds watch the sunset as smoke from the Ranch Fire rises into the sky at Austin Park Beach in California's Clearlake with Mount Konocti in the background.
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August 08, 2018 - 12:20 pm
LAKEPORT, Calif. (AP) — The largest wildfire ever recorded in California needed just 11 days to blacken an area nearly the size of Los Angeles — and it's only one of many enormous blazes that could make this the worst fire season in state history. Some 14,000 firefighters from as far away as...
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San Bernardino County Fire department firefighters assess the damage to a neighborhood in the aftermath of a wildfire, Sunday, July 29, 2018, in Keswick, Calif.
AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez
July 30, 2018 - 12:08 pm
By Jonathan J. Cooper and Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press REDDING, Calif. (AP) — Thousands more people fled their homes after wildfires surged near a small lake town in Northern California, and the advance of the state's largest, deadliest blaze slowed slightly after days of explosive growth,...
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A firefighter battles the Carr Fire as it burns near Shasta, Calif., on Thursday, July 26, 2018.
AP Photo/Noah Berger
July 27, 2018 - 6:30 am
By Jonathan J. Cooper and Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press REDDING, Calif. (AP) — An explosive wildfire raged through several Northern California communities, killing two firefighters and destroying dozens of homes after thousands of terrified residents fled in miles-long traffic jams. Flames...
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