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What Makes Each Fire Different?

11 monthes ago   |   By

A Cal Fire spokeswoman, Lynne Tolmachoff, describes the unique characteristics of six of the fires ravaging Northern California.
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Dog Head Fire victim: I started to cry, it's a horrible loss

Dog Head Fire victim: I started to cry, it's a horrible loss

11 monthes ago   |   By

The June 2016 fire destroyed Janet Youngberg's home plus her two brothers' homes. She's praying for everyone in northern California who must be feeling scared and overwhelmed.
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In California, Fires So Fast Hesitation Proved Lethal

11 monthes ago   |   By

As stories emerged of how people died in the wind-driven fires that have ravaged Northern California, the element common to each tragedy was how quickly it happened.
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NASA Satellites Monitor California's Blazing Wildfires from Space

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As high winds and hot weather continue to fuel the wildfires in Northern California, NASA satellites are keeping an eye on the blazes from space.
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Will tourists return to wine country after the Northern California fires?

11 monthes ago   |   By

Most vineyards and wineries in Northern California's wine country have been spared by several days of firestorms, but it isn't clear yet whether the nearly 24 million tourists who visit the region each year will want to return to charred hillsides. Tourism officials remain optimistic, saying huge...
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Hundreds Missing In Northern California Where Fires Continue To Burn

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Fire rescue workers in Northern California are searching for hundreds of people who've gone missing since the start of evacuations. Some may be in shelters. But others may not have survived.
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Supreme Court nominee accuser may testify after all - under right terms

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