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Crews Battles California Blazes Before Windstorms Return

LOS ANGELES — Crews fought Tuesday to drown, slash and smother wildfires that have incinerated dozens of homes in Northern and Southern California before returning windstorms can blow them back into furious life. In California wine country, firefighters wor...
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Wildfires Erupt in LA, Grow in Wine Country

SANTA ROSA — Firefighters battled destructive wildfires in Northern California wine country and on the west side of Los Angeles on Monday, trying to beat back flames that forced tens of thousands to flee their ...
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PG&E Admits It May Have Ignited Sonoma Fire

LOS ANGELES — Pacific Gas & Electric admitted its electrical equipment may have ignited a ruinous wildfire spreading across the California wine country, despite blackouts imposed across the region to preven...
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Wildfire Rages on LA’s Northern Edge, Thousands Evacuated

LOS ANGELES — A wildfire raged out of control along the northern edge of Los Angeles early Friday, forcing thousands of people from their homes as firefighters battled flames from the air and on the ground. The blaze erupted late Thursday along the northern...
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4 Firefighters Hurt in Crash on Tulare County Road

PORTERVILLE — Authorities say four Cal Fire firefighters from San Diego were injured when a fire engine crashed and overturned on a rural road in central California. The California Highway Patrol says the dr...

Good News: Beauty From the Ashes and One Lucky Rabbit

Artist Shane Grammer is based in Los Angeles, but he a native of Chico. After the deadly Camp Fire devastated the community of Paradise, he responded in a way that has grabbed national attention. Since January, Grammer has made trips to what is left of Para...
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Fire Levels Jim Beam Warehouse With 45,000 Barrels of Bourbon

FRANKFORT, Ky. — A fire destroyed a massive Jim Beam warehouse filled with 45,000 barrels of bourbon, sending flames shooting into the night sky and generating so much heat that firetruck lights melted, authorities said Wednesday. Firefighters from four cou...