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November 04, 2019 - 6:58 am
All mandatory evacuations for wildfires in Southern California have been lifted, including the Getty Fire, which is 79 percent contained. HILLSIDE FIRE: The 200-acre "Hillside Fire" in northern San Bernardino is now 50 percent contained. This fire is in North San Bernardino and is moving quickly...
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KNX 1070
October 25, 2019 - 2:39 pm
Cal Fire says progress has been stopped on a nearly 100-acre fire burning east of San Diego called the Sawday Fire. The fire started this morning around the Sawday Truck Trail and Littlepage Road .near Highway 78 in the Ramona area. It spread quickly due to gusty winds and there were evacuations,...
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Rebekah Sager
July 11, 2019 - 7:28 am
Cal Fire released a dramatic new video Thursday chronicling the devastation of the first chaotic hours of last fall's Camp Fire. The Camp Fire has been called the worst wildfire in California history, leaving 85 people dead, 19,000 structures destroyed, decimating 90 percent of the town of Paradise...
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Getty
May 15, 2019 - 2:13 pm
Cal Fire has determined that the Camp Fire, that burned in Butte County in November, was caused by electrical transmission lines owned by PG&E. In February of this year, Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. inched closer to taking responsibility for the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century, saying...
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Associated Press
October 09, 2018 - 4:23 pm
MURRIETA (CNS) - A 300-acre wildfire that destroyed a home and prompted evacuations in Murrieta was ignited when Southern California Edison electrical gear blew up amid strong Santa Ana winds, investigators said today, while the utility pointed to bird activity as a possible culprit. Cal Fire...
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Margaret Carrero/KNX 1070
August 27, 2018 - 10:02 am
(KNX 1070/AP) - State and local officials will be meeting with the public in a hearing in Idyllwild tonight to look at the future after the Cranston Fire which burned 13,000 acres. The public meeting starts at 6 p.m. Monday night at the Idyllwild school gym. Cal Fire Captain Fernando Herrera...
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