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November 11, 2018 - 10:07 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rich or not, famous or not, there was little reprieve Saturday from the California wildfires sweeping through towns as different as the star-filled oceanside enclave of Malibu and the modest communities nearby and in the state's north. Lady Gaga, Martin Sheen and Kim Kardashian...
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November 09, 2018 - 10:56 am
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Ernest Foss was a musician who gave lessons out of his home when he lived in San Francisco, where an amplifier that ran the length of a wall served as the family's living room couch. Carl Wiley refurbished tires for Michelin. Jesus Fernandez, known as "Zeus," was described...
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August 24, 2018 - 2:46 pm
By Don Thompson SACRAMENTO, Ca. (AP) — A nationwide telecommunications company promised changes Friday as state lawmakers said they were shocked to learn that Verizon slowed Northern California firefighters' internet service while they battled what became the state's largest-ever wildfire. Verizon...
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August 19, 2018 - 9:04 pm
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A wildfire in Montana's Glacier National Park is forcing more evacuations and has burned within a half-mile of the scenic Going-to-the-Sun Road. Protecting the highway through the park is officials' priority, with firefighters installing hoses and sprinklers to prevent it...
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People stand next to the fire before being evacuated at the village of Monchique, in southern Portugal's Algarve region, Sunday, Aug. 5 2018.
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August 06, 2018 - 11:08 am
By Barry Hatton, Associated Press LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Emergency services in Portugal kept up their fight Monday against a four-day wildfire on the south coast that threatened to engulf a hillside town overnight, as sweltering weather continued in Europe. The Civil Protection Agency said 44...
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August 05, 2018 - 8:14 pm
CLEARLAKE, Calif. (AP) — A utility worker was killed near a Northern California wildfire as crews working in sweltering conditions battled multiple blazes, including twin fires that exploded in size and forced hundreds more to evacuate rural communities, officials said Sunday. The Pacific Gas and...
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A tower of smoke pours from Cow Mountain as Burney, California firefighter Bob May keeps a watch on surrounding vegetation for spot fires during a wildfire off Scotts Valley Road, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, near Lakeport, Calif.
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August 04, 2018 - 1:14 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Crews battling deadly Northern California wildfires braced for a weekend of windy, hot weather that could drive the flames into new areas and threaten more homes. The National Weather Service issued red flag warnings of critical fire weather conditions through Saturday night,...
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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.
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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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July 29, 2018 - 9:19 pm
By Nicole Chavez, Paul Vercammen, Amir Vera and Kelly McCleary (CNN) -- At least seven people were still missing in Shasta County, California, as the monstrous Carr Fire continued to grow Sunday, authorities said. Sixteen people had been reported missing, but nine of those were found safe,...
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A firefighter battles the Carr Fire as it burns near Shasta, Calif., on Thursday, July 26, 2018.
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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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