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Fire South of Yosemite Burns 21 Structures, Forces Hundreds to Flee

September 14, 2014 | 11:45 pm

Fire South of Yosemite Burns 21 Structures, Forces Hundreds to Flee

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Fire near Oakhurst was one of several over the weekend, including a 3,000-acre blaze near Pollock Pines.

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How to Fight a Wildfire — the Inside Story [Video]

August 22, 2014 | 9:00 am

How to Fight a Wildfire — the Inside Story [Video]

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A look at how Cal Fire command teams plot strategy to combat a dangerous, ever-changing foe.

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California Fire Update: Relief Comes With Progress on All Fronts

August 7, 2014 | 5:40 pm

California Fire Update: Relief Comes With Progress on All Fronts

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Light rain and an infusion of personnel and equipment help fire crews continue to gain momentum

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Big North State Fires Continue to Spread

August 3, 2014 | 11:59 pm

Big North State Fires Continue to Spread

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Biggest threats are posed by two blazes that have burned 66,000 acres northeast of Redding.

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California Leans Heavily on Thousands of Inmate Firefighters

July 25, 2014 | 12:20 pm

California Leans Heavily on Thousands of Inmate Firefighters

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Firefighters recruited inside prisons save the state money and play key role in responding to wildfires. Read more …

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Cal Fire Still Looking for Cause of Big Monticello Blaze

July 11, 2014 | 1:00 pm

Cal Fire Still Looking for Cause of Big Monticello Blaze

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Agency asks for help in determining how the 6,500-acre fire started on the night of the Fourth of July.

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No Grand Finale For Brown’s Fireworks Tax Proposal

July 2, 2014 | 9:50 am

No Grand Finale For Brown’s Fireworks Tax Proposal

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Levy would fund disposal of illegal fireworks, but GOP critics said it amounts to a “patriot tax.”

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Eight Firefighters Injured in Battle to Contain Blaze West of Yosemite

May 28, 2014 | 10:20 am

Eight Firefighters Injured in Battle to Contain Blaze West of Yosemite

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Fire burning near Lake McClure has covered a little more than a square mile since Monday afternoon.

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