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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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Devastation Revealed As Crews Gain Ground On King Fire

As firefighters gain ground fighting the massive King Fire, it’s now becoming clearer how many families have lost everything.

09/21/2014

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King Fire Smoke Grounds Firefighting Planes At Busy McClellan Airfield

On Wednesday alone, Cal Fire says it used more than 200,000 gallons of retardant. About 530,000 gallons of retardant have come out of McClellan Airfield.

09/19/2014

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Cal Fire: Buildings In White Meadows Area Damaged By King Fire

Cal Fire confirms that some buildings in the King Fire area have been damaged or destroyed.

09/19/2014

A Sacramento Police squad car up at the King Fire. Police from numerous departments throughout the area are giving mutual aid to the King Fire scene. (Credit: Sacramento Police Department)

King Fire Now At 76,376 Acres, 10% Containment

A wildfire that has driven some 2,800 people from their homes in Northern California is growing but not as substantially as in previous days.

09/19/2014

The Boles Fire ripped through the town of Weed, destroying more than 100 homes. (Source: California Office of Emergency Services)

Officials: Wildfire In Weed Destroyed About 110 Homes

Officials now say a wildfire that ripped through a Northern California town destroyed about 110 homes and damaged another 90.

09/17/2014

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Wildfire Near Pollock Pines Grows To 3,900 Acres Overnight

Firefighters are working to contain a growing fire near Pollock Pines that has prompted evacuations.

09/15/2014

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Homeowners Anxious As King Fire Continues To Burn

Hundreds of homes remained threatened by the King Fire burning near Pollock Pines Sunday night.

09/14/2014

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2 Homes Destroyed In Wildfire Near Grass Valley

It’s the call no one wants to get while away from their home.

09/13/2014

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Nevada County Wildfire Prompts Evacuation Orders

Firefighters are battling a fire south of Grass Valley that has prompted evacuations and destroyed a couple of homes Saturday afternoon.

09/13/2014

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Fast-Moving Fire East Of Mariposa Forces Evacuations

A fast-moving wildfire east of Mariposa has forced evacuations of in the Ponderosa Basin area Friday afternoon.

09/05/2014

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