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Northern California Firefighters Brace For Lightning-Sparked Fires

Fire officials were bracing for the possibility of lightning-sparked fires across a wide area of Northern California as a number of thunderstorms move into the region.


5,068-Acre California Wildfire Raging Untamed

California firefighters are battling a wildfire that has already burned nearly 8 square miles of grassland on a westward run from a Kern County oil field to a remote area of eastern San Luis Obispo County.