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In California, a new fight to stop building in the path of fire

In California, a new fight to stop building in the path of fire

A proposed luxury development in hills already scarred by wildfire is raising questions about the continued push to build in areas at highest risk.
Inside the fight against the Dixie fire

Inside the fight against the Dixie fire

To battle the nearly one-million-acre Dixie fire, California launched a military-style operation. Some experts wonder whether that approach is sustainable.
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Inside the fight against the Dixie Fire

To battle the nearly one-million-acre Dixie fire, California launched a military-style operation. Some experts wonder whether that approach is sustainable.
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Dixie Fire now second-largest wildfire in California history, officials say, as thousands flee

Dixie Fire now second-largest wildfire in California history, officials say, as thousands flee

The fire consumed the historical town of Greenville, Calif., and continues to threaten nearly 14,000 buildings, according to Cal Fire, the state firefighting agency.
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Lake Tahoe wildfire prompts evacuations
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Lake Tahoe wildfire prompts evacuations

Multiple blazes burning around California have strained crews.
What made this a record fire season? It started with lightning
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What made this a record fire season? It started with lightning

An unusual confluence of weather conditions sent nearly 14,000 bolts of lightning into the dry, hot forests of Northern California in August. But that was only the beginning.
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Uncontrolled Glass Fire still raging in Napa Valley, Calistoga and Santa Rosa: ‘Like a bomb went off’
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Uncontrolled Glass Fire still raging in Napa Valley, Calistoga and Santa Rosa: ‘Like a bomb went off’

The wind-whipped Glass and Zogg fires grew overnight with no containment. Flare-ups also forced evacuations in Paradise and Magalia.
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