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Nearly 12,000 acres on fire in the hills

Six Rivers National Forest EUREKA, California, August 19, 2017 – The Six Rivers National Forest currently has the Orleans Complex consisting of 19 fires; the Ruth Complex consists of three (3) fires; and the Young Fire on the Gasquet Ranger District in the Siskiyou Wilderness. Firefighter and public safety is …

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Chico mattress plant recovers from fire

There’s good news for Chico’s Square Deal Mattress Factory, which has had a bumpy August. An Aug. 1 fire in the wood shop nearly consumed the building, some tools and stored items. The building is still off limits to the Square Deal staff, while the insurance investigators are trying to …

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Homeless encampment fire burns tents

OAKLAND — A fire Saturday night burned two to three tents in a homeless encampment under Interstate 980, according to an Oakland fire official. One person had been displaced following the fire which was reported around 7:30 p.m. at 23rd Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Way, the dispatcher said. No other …

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Yosemite fire forces evacuation of Wawona

WAWONA — With a growing forest fire and more forecasted thunderstorms, fire officials have ordered the evacuation of this small town just inside the south entrance of Yosemite National Park. The South Fork Fire, near the South Fork of the Merced River, has burned more than 2,900 acres since Aug. …

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Cal Fire battles series of fires spanning 10 acres near Burney

Shasta-County map(Photo: Record Searchlight) A series of fires torched about 12 acres south of the Four Corners area near Burney, leading to the closure of Highway 89 Thursday afternoon.  The Corner Fire, named so because the fire is in the Four Corners area where Highways 299 and 89 intersect, began when flames …

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Huge fire roars near south Modesto auto wrecking yard

A fire tore through a south Modesto wrecking yard, sending plumes of black smoke into the air on Thursday afternoon. Several fire agencies are at the blaze, which was first reported at about 1:30 p.m in the 500 block of Crows Landing Road near Seventh Street. We’ll have more on …

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