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Huge Fire Burns Through San Jose Land Fill

A large fire that broke out at a San Jose land fill is under control but is spewing huge plumes of smoke and burning through fuel.

05/11/2014

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White House To Propose Changes In Wildfire Funding

Obama wants the Interior and Agriculture Departments, the two agencies tasked with fighting wildfires, to be able to draw funds from a special disaster account when the cost of tackling fires exceeds their annual budget.

02/22/2014

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Crews Chase Flare-Ups In Fire Northeast Of LA

Firefighters were chasing flare-ups Friday morning in a damaging wildfire that was largely tamed but kept thousands of people from their homes in the foothill suburbs northeast of Los Angeles.

01/17/2014

The August blaze burned over 250,000 acres of land in the Sierra Nevadas. (Getty Images)

Report: Rim Fire Damage May Cost Up To $800 Million

The value of carbon storage lost in the fire is between $102 and $797 million, according to an environmental impact study.

12/27/2013

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Rapidly Spreading Wildfire Destroys 10 Southern California Homes

Five people were injured, while more than 1,000 firefighters, 13 helicopters and six air tankers battled the flames as they pushed eastward along the San Jacinto Mountains, a desert range 90 miles east of Los Angeles, Cal Fire Riverside Chief John R. Hawkins said.

08/08/2013

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Scores Of Additional Homes Evacuated From Path Of Wildfire In Sierra Foothills

Scores of additional homes have been evacuated and hundreds more firefighters called in, as a wildfire near the main route into Yosemite National Park in the Sierra foothills shows no signs of abating, a state fire official said on Tuesday.

06/18/2013

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Fire Officials: Work Just Beginning On Ventura County Wildfire

A Southern California wildfire carving a path to the sea grew to more than 15 square miles and crews prepared Friday for another bad day of gusting winds and searing weather.

05/03/2013

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Wildfires In Napa County Being Driven By Gusty Winds

Firefighters are battling two small wildfires fueled by gusty winds in Northern California wine country.

05/01/2013

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Wildfire Erupts In Windy Southern California

A wildfire near Interstate 15 in San Bernardino County has grown to 200 acres amid Santa Ana wind conditions and some evacuations have been ordered.

11/05/2012

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Red Flag Warnings For NorCal As Crews Battle Fires

Fire officials say a change in the weather could make things more difficult for the thousands of firefighters who are battling wildfires burning across California.

09/09/2012

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Wildfire Consumes 1,600 Acres In Colusa County

Crews battling a wildfire in western Colusa County are hoping to take advantage of lighter winds.

07/09/2012

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Wildfire Grows In San Diego County Overnight

Authorities say a wildfire that forced the evacuation of 150 homes has surged to 800 acres in eastern San Diego County.

06/18/2012

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