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After Blaze, Residents of Weed Return to Scorched Neighborhoods

September 19, 2014 | 5:45 pm

After Blaze, Residents of Weed Return to Scorched Neighborhoods

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Weed City Administrator Ron Stock says nearly one-third of the town was destroyed by the Boles Fire.

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As Blazes Rage, California’s Firefighting Bill Soars

September 19, 2014 | 1:11 pm

As Blazes Rage, California’s Firefighting Bill Soars

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The state’s nearly constant string of wildfires this season will force Cal Fire to tap contingency funds.

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Butts Blaze North of Napa 80 Percent Contained

July 4, 2014 | 8:00 am

Butts Blaze North of Napa 80 Percent Contained

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The total acreage burned remains at 4,300, all road closures have been lifted and four injuries reported.

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Mount Diablo Blaze Grows Rapidly, Forces Evacuations

September 9, 2013 | 4:55 pm

Mount Diablo Blaze Grows Rapidly, Forces Evacuations

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Blaze prompts residents to flee homes in a sparsely populated area east of Mount Diablo.

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Rim Fire Update: Blaze Slows, Crews Get Help from National Guard Drone

August 29, 2013 | 7:43 am

Rim Fire Update: Blaze Slows, Crews Get Help from National Guard Drone

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By Dan Brekke The latest (8 a.m. Thursday): Fire officials say crews are making steady progress against the Rim Fire on the western boundary of Yosemite National Park. They say a California Air National Guard drone is playing a key role in helping firefighters respond to new outbreaks around the edge of the giant blaze, […]

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May 1, 2013 | 2:28 pm

Wildfires Scorch 200 Acres in Napa and Sonoma Counties

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(BCN) Hundreds of firefighters are continuing to battle three large vegetation fires in Sonoma and Napa counties this afternoon. The biggest of the three blazes is the Yellow Fire in Sonoma County, which has burned at least 125 acres of oak woodland and rolling hills east of Healdsburg, according to Cal Fire. It started around […]

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