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Tuesday’s Creek Fire Updates: 16% Containment, 555 Structures Destroyed, Huntington ‘Fire Tornado’ 1,400 Degrees

The Creek Fire continues as a threat to some foothill communities, but firefighters increased containment on Monday, Cal Fire officials said. The blaze that began Friday, Sept. 4, grew by about 18,000 acres to 220,025 acres on Tuesday morning as warm, dry conditions contributed to fire activity. During Monday night's...

Update: Thai Soccer Boys May Have To Swim Out of Cave

MAE SAI, Thailand — Heavy rains forecast for northern Thailand could worsen flooding in a cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach are waiting to be extracted by rescuers, possibly forcing authorities to have them swim out through a narrow, underwater passage in the cavern, a top official said...