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  1. Wildfire Continues Raging in Northern CARead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 |

    Sept. 10 -- Interstate 5, the state's main north-south transportation artery, will remain closed indefinitely by the raging Delta Fire, authorities said Sunday. The freeway has been shut down since Wednesday afternoon in both directions for a roughly 45-mile stretch from 10 miles north of Redding to 3.6 miles south of Mount Shasta.


  2. Report: Power Line Maintenance Sparked Three CA WildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2018 |

    A report by Cal Fire said poor maintenance of PG&E power lines contributed to three fires in Butte and Nevada counties last year. May 25--In the first results of its investigations into the firestorm that swept through Northern California last October, Cal Fire on Friday said poor maintenance of PG&E power lines contributed to three of the four wildfires that broke out in Butte and Nevada counties.


  3. CA Dispatchers Get New Training to Handle WildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2018 |

    Sonooma County's REDCOM dispatch center is working to improve operations during wildfires and hopes their program will be used as a national model. The woman was desperate to get down the hill with her two children and her father, still weak after open-heart surgery, before the wildfire burned her family's home in the Sonoma Valley.


  4. CA Bill Aims to Help Evacuations with Battery Backup in Garage DoorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2018 |

    Garage doors proved a deadly obstacle for at least five of the 44 victims in October's fires and many others were stymied by garage doors that would not open because power of power outages. Feb. 01--State Sen. Bill Dodd introduced legislation Thursday that would require all new electrical garage doors in California to include a backup battery, a measure intended to improve residents' safety in future disasters or power outages.


  5. CA Officials Continue to Ponder Wildfire Warning SystemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2017 |

    A scared and confused resident can't find her ride as the Thomas Fire approaches the town of La Conchita early Thursday morning, Dec. 7, 2017. Dec. 29--REPORTING FROM NAPA, Calif.


  6. Heroism, Tragedy, Humor on Front Line in Southern CARead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2017 |

    William Schimpf, left, and Erik Mortimore, right, with the City of Napa Fire Department, work to put out spot fires in a burned field covered with ash Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017 in Bonsall, CA. Dec. 09--The sun had set Tuesday when Tim Hurley and his strike crew from the U.S. Forest Service's Kernville station first made it to the front lines of the Creek fire above Sylmar.


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