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Mendocino Complex Fire Fully Contained

Mendocino Complex fire burned 720 square miles     LAKEPORT, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service says the largest wildfire on record in California is 100 percent contained. The agency made the announcement Wednesday about the so-called Mendocino Complex ...

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Retardant Drop from 747 Killed Utah Firefighter

Near ground-level release uprooted tree that struck Burchett     By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A firefighter battling the largest wildfire in California history was killed last month when thousands of gallons of flame-suppressing liquid were ...

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California Highway Reopens after Wildfire Closure

Wildfire closed the highway for six days     SHASTA-TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST, Calif. (AP) — A major interstate near the California-Oregon border reopened Monday, six days after a wildfire roaring along the roadway forced its closure, authorities said. California Department ...

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Northern California Wildfire Explodes in Size

Explosive wildfire closed a major interstate     SHASTA-TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST, Calif. (AP) — A roaring wildfire that shut down a stretch of a major interstate near the California-Oregon border exploded in size as crews on Saturday scrambled to prevent ...

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Photos: Shasta-Trinity National Forest Fire

Explosive wildfire closed a major interstate   SHASTA-TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST, Calif. (AP) — A roaring wildfire that shut down a stretch of a major interstate near the California-Oregon border exploded in size as crews on Saturday scrambled to prevent flames ...

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