California wildfires

Flames from the Hillside Fire consume a home in San Bernardino, Ca.
Noah Berger/AP Photo, File
AP News
November 03, 2019 - 2:47 pm
Authorities lifted all evacuation orders as firefighters made progress Sunday on a large blaze that sent thousands fleeing homes and farms northwest of Los Angeles.
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California wildfires
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AP News
October 31, 2019 - 5:22 pm
A stolen car sparked a wildfire in a bone-dry field Thursday as two of Southern California's quintessential themes — car chases and gusty Santa Ana winds — collided with potentially devastating consequences. Read more here.
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Firefighters
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AP News
October 28, 2019 - 10:44 am
Firefighters battled destructive wildfires north of San Francisco and in western Los Angeles neighborhoods on Monday, trying to beat back flames that forced thousands to flee their homes. Read more here.
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SoCal Edison workers replace power lines that were damaged from the Tick Fire, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Santa Clarita, Calif.
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AP News
October 26, 2019 - 1:19 pm
Millions of Californians prepared to live in the dark again as the state's largest utility warned it might cut power for the third time in as many weeks because of looming strong winds and high fire danger.
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A firefighter works the scene of a wildfire-ravaged home Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, in Santa Clarita, California.
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AP News
October 25, 2019 - 11:52 am
California's biggest utility admitted its electrical equipment may have ignited a ruinous wildfire spreading across the state's wine country Friday, despite blackouts imposed across the region to prevent blazes.
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John Locher, AP File
November 21, 2018 - 11:47 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Light right falling Wednesday in some areas of Northern California could aid crews fighting a deadly wildfire while raising the risk of flash floods and complicating efforts to recover the remains of those killed. Heavier rain was expected later in the day in the Paradise...
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In this Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, photo, Charlie Miles peers up at state forestry officers and state parks rangers after being arrested for trying to go home on a desolate stretch of Skyway Road between Paradise and a Chico church he was sleeping at.
Renee C. Byer/The Sacramento Bee via AP
November 20, 2018 - 2:58 pm
CHICO, Calif. (AP) — It's been 12 days since Christina Taft started the frantic search for her mother Victoria, who refused to evacuate their Paradise home as flames neared, and six days since she gave authorities a cheek swab to identify remains that are likely her mother's. She still hasn't...
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November 18, 2018 - 9:43 am
(CNN) — A searcher is given the name of someone who is missing and an address. But the list of names goes on and on. At least 1,300 people are unaccounted for since the Camp Fire erupted 10 days ago, killing 76 people and becoming the deadliest and most destructive fire in California history...
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California now has the most polluted cities in the world.
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November 16, 2018 - 6:14 pm
By Arman Azad (CNN) — Due to the wildfires raging in Northern California, San Francisco, Stockton and Sacramento were the world's three "most polluted cities" on Friday morning, according to Berkeley Earth , a nonprofit that aggregates data from air-quality monitoring sites. PurpleAir , which has a...
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Investigators recover human remains at a home burned in the Camp Fire, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Magalia, Calif.
AP Photo/John Locher
November 16, 2018 - 7:30 am
UPDATED: 12:42 p.m. By Kathleen Ronayne and Brian Melley, Associated Press CHICO, Calif. (AP) — The potential magnitude of the wildfire disaster in Northern California escalated as officials raised the death toll to 63 and released a missing-persons list with 631 names on it more than a week after...
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