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No Sex Tape, But Investigation Following Murder Has 16 Cal Fire Firefighters On Paid Leave

During the search for Orville Fleming, allegations arose of firefighters having sex with prostitutes at the Ione Fire Academy. That prompted a California Highway Patrol investigation into a possible sex tape that never materialized.

12/29/2014

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Cal Fire Places 16 Firefighters Placed On Leave Following Investigation Spurred By Sex Tape Allegations

California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection spokeswoman Janet Upton told The Associated Press that the department placed the employees on leave Monday. The formal results of the California Highway Patrol investigation are expected early next month.

12/29/2014

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Cal Fire Is Looking For New Firefighters—Here’s What You Need To Know To Apply

The job requires being able to handle physical stress and having endurance while being able to adapt to different sleep cycles—sometimes only 6 to 8 hours in 72 hours of work.

11/21/2014

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Marysville Severing Ties With Cal Fire After 17 Years In Cost-Cutting Move

That direction will effectively end the agreement between the city and Cal Fire, which has staffed Marysville’s fire station. The cost-cutting move has the city deciding it’ll do better on its own.

11/18/2014

DOG ROCK FIRE COURTESY NATIONAL PARK SVS

Containment Of Dog Rock Fire Up To 95 Percent

Fire crews have significantly increased their containment of a fire at the edge of Yosemite National Park where an air-tanker pilot fighting the blaze died last week.

10/12/2014

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Applegate Fire Destroys 5 Homes, Burns 420 Acres

Officials say a wildfire burning along a Northern California interstate has destroyed five homes.

10/09/2014

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Applegate Fire Destroys At Least One ‘Nice Old House’ In Weimar, 80 Structures Threatened

Cal Fire officials say that firefighters are battling a total of five fires along eastbound Interstate 80.

10/08/2014

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Cal Fire Grounds Air Tanker Fleet As Investigation Into Yosemite Crash Continues

Cal Fire has grounded their tanker fleet as federal investigators continue their probe into Tuesday’s air tanker crash.

10/08/2014

Daniel Berlant

Cal Fire: Firefighter Sustains ‘Significant Injury’ In King Fire Area

Officials confirm that a firefighter sustained a “significant injury” in the King Fire area Wednesday.

09/24/2014

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Crews Keep King Fire In Check Despite Winds

More than 7,000 firefighters in better-than-expected conditions managed to extend their lines around a huge and unwieldy wildfire that has threatened thousands of homes for well over a week and fouled the air in two states.

09/24/2014

The King Fire burns in steep terrain

Reno Has Dense Smoke Advisory For Second Day In A Row

For the second day in a row, the National Weather Service has issued a “dense smoke advisory” for Reno and much of the Sierra’s eastern front as the smoky haze from a California wildfire nearly 100 miles away again pushed air quality into the unhealthy range.

09/23/2014

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King Fire Grows To 89,574 Acres; 35 Percent Contained

Crews have nearly doubled containment of a wildfire threatening thousands of homes in Northern California, as they brace for dry heat and erratic winds that could undo their progress.

09/23/2014

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