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  • Wildfire engulfs Northern California logging town as residents flee

    Officials plan to send a damage assessment team to the Northern California community of Weed on Tuesday, where a wildfire destroyed or severely damaged more than 100 buildings, including a church and the town sawmill.
  • Wildfires rage in California drought, hundreds forced to flee

    Wildfires rage in California drought, hundreds forced to flee
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Crews were battling about a dozen major wildfires across California on Tuesday that have forced thousands of people to flee, damaged or destroyed more than 100 buildings, and charred thousands of acres of drought-stricken forest....

    N. California Boles Fire damages or destroys more than 100 buildings

    N. California Boles Fire damages or destroys more than 100 buildings
    A wildfire that broke out in Northern California Monday afternoon has damaged or destroyed more than 100 structures, forced at least 1,500 residents to evacuate and led to the shutdown of two highways, fire officials said. The 350-acre fire broke out...

    Vegetable garden barrier blamed in Silverado Canyon fire

    Vegetable garden barrier blamed in Silverado Canyon fire
    The Silverado Canyon fire --which prompted the evacuation of dozens of residents as it grew to about 1,600 acres -- was started accidentally by metal sheeting used to protect a homeowner’s backyard vegetable garden, officials said Monday.   The...

    Woman Dies Of Injuries From Bridgeport Apartment Fire

    BRIDGEPORT — A woman died Monday afternoon after she and her 2-year-old daughter were removed from a burning apartment building early Sunday morning on Washington Avenue. Marisol Estrada, 43, was pronounced dead mid-afternoon Monday at...