Tag Archives: California

Photos: Kincade and Dorsey Fires

Wildfire photos from Oct. 27     SANTA ROSA, California (AP) — With ferocious winds driving multiple wildfires through bone-dry vegetation and nearly 200,000 people ordered to leave their homes, California’s governor declared a statewide emergency Sunday. Meanwhile, millions of ...

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More Wildfire Evacuations and Blackouts in California

Wind event to peak early Sunday the strongest in several years     By DAISY NGUYEN and CHRISTOPHER WEBER Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California blaze forced evacuation orders and warnings for nearly all of Sonoma County ...

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No Containing it as Wildfires Send Californians Fleeing

Los Angeles chief says no containment on two blazes     GEYSERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Fast-growing fires throughout California forced tens of thousands of people to evacuate their homes Thursday as dry winds and high heat fed flames and fears ...

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Mutual Aid Exhausted in Disastrous California Wildfire

Report out on 2018 Woolsey Fire     LOS ANGELES (AP) — A study of a disastrous wildfire that raged through Los Angeles and Ventura counties last year found the inferno presented unprecedented challenges to emergency agencies, according to a ...

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Fatal Fire Causes Review of Burning Trash

Longstanding practice has been to dump it quickly     By AMY TAXIN Associated Press SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — It was a hot, windy day in Southern California when a trash truck caught fire and the driver dumped the ...

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Blackouts as Northern California Wildfire Grows

Whole community of Geyserville evacuated     By JOCELYN GECKER and NOAH BERGER Associated Press GEYSERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California wildfire exploded in size early Thursday as dangerously windy weather prompted the state’s largest utility to impose electrical ...

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Kincaide Fire Quickly Burns 10,000 Acres

Winds blowing at up to 70 mph in Sonoma County     Associated Press GEYSERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A wind-driven wildfire has forced evacuations north of San Francisco in Sonoma County. The state firefighting agency Cal Fire says the blaze ...

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California Braces for Second Round of Power Outages

Precautionary power shutoffs Wednesday afternoon     By JOCELYN GECKER and CHRISTOPHER WEBER Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California’s largest utility said it will go ahead with widespread blackouts affecting nearly half a million people starting Wednesday as dangerous ...

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