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  1. Boy accused of starting Willow fire placed on house arrest pending psychological evaluationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Fresno Bee

    The boy accused of starting the Willow fire that scorched nearly 6,000 acres and prompted evacuations near North Fork was placed on electronic monitoring Wednesday and released to his mother's custody, the Madera County District Attorney's office reported. The boy, who has not been identified due to his young age, will be psychologically evaluated and must return to court for a review hearing on Sept.

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  2. Wildfires cancel California bike rideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Biking Bis

    Organizers have cancelled the upcoming 2015 Grizzly Century in the Sierra National Forest east of Merced, CA, because of a series of wildfires there this summer. The North Fork Sierra Vista Scenic Byway Association announced their decision this week as crews contained the latest flare-up, the 5,000 acre Willow Fire.

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  3. Rough Fire Grows to 55,000 Acres But Is Also 21 Percent ContainedRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Mammoth Times & Eastern Sierra Times

    The Rough Fire continues to grow but firefighters are beginning to get some control over the fire, with the fire now at about 21 percent contained. Containment of the Rough Fire has been established along the Middle Fork of Kings River to the corner of the confluence with the North Fork including the area around Balch Camp.

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  4. Boy accused of starting California wildfire charged with arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Star-Telegram.com

    A boy accused of causing a fire that scorched more than 5,700 acres and prompted evacuations near the community of North Fork, Calif., was charged with two felonies in Madera County Superior Court on Tuesday. Madera County District Attorney David Linn said the boy, who was not identified because of his young age , was charged with arson and unlawfully starting a fire - both of which are felonies.

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  5. Cabin Fire burns 5 cabins, 1,800 acres north of Azusa; campgrounds evacuatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ... Road, about 3 miles north of Rincon Red Box Road above Azusa and Glendora. At least five cabins had burned in the North Fork area, Los Angeles County sheriff's Sgt. Vicki Gregory said. An unknown number of other cabins and outbuilding scattered ...

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  6. The Bio-Massters: If You Build It, They Will Cut and Cut and CutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Counterpunch

    ... plans to source trees from the nearby Gifford Pinchot National Forest. A biomass gasification project in North Fork, California that would burn trees to create electricity, heat and biochar would also increase logging, including in the Sierra ...

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  7. Willow fire 95% contained, suspect in evacuation burglaries arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | The Fresno Bee

    The Willow fire, which has scorched more than 5,700 acres in North Fork over the last two weeks, is nearly finished, but a criminal investigation into who burglarized several homes evacuated during the fire is picking up steam. The fire is now 95% contained, Sierra National Forest officials said Friday.

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  8. Containment improves against Willow fire in North ForkRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    A large plume of smoke from the Willow fire seen from North Fork as it continues burning in the Sierra on Saturday, August 1, 2015. Fire officials said the fire is now over 5,600 acres with containment at 60% as of Sunday.

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  9. The Hellish Beauty of California's WildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | Wired

    ... was 10% contained. August, 2014. The French Fire burns overnight in the Sierra National Forest near the town of North Fork, CA. he blaze was burning in steep, rugged, and remote terrain. September, 2014. The Meadow Fire burns overnight near Half ...

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  10. Evacuation order lifted for Cascadel Woods as Willow fire containment continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    A 21-staff crew from Descanso Fire in the Cleveland National Forest arrives in North Fork as the Willow fire continues burning in the background Saturday, August 1, 2015. Fire officials said the fire is now over 5,600 acres with containment at 60% as of Sunday.

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  11. Gallery: Willow Fire on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    Alyssa Bethel, left, takes a photo of the Willow fire as Kit Teater stands to the right off Wah Up Way road overlooking North Fork, Ca. Saturday.

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  12. Willow fire scorches more than 5,100 acres; now 50% containedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    A 21-staff crew from Descanso Fire in the Cleveland National Forest arrives in North Fork as the Willow fire continues burning in the background Saturday, August 1, 2015. Fire officials said the fire is now over 5,000 acres with containment at 50%.

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  13. Willow fire grows to more than 4,000 acresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    The Willow fire northeast of North Fork entered its sixth day Friday and has now consumed 4,394 acres, federal authorities said. That's up about 25% from Thursday.

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  14. Willow fire grows to 3,383 acres, still at 30% containmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    ... was not unexpected. Incident commanders said firefighters are focused on establishing a perimeter near the 2001 North Fork fire to protect the community of Cascadel Woods, southeast of where the fire started, east of Bass Lake. The forest service ...

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  15. Willow fire near Bass Lake slows its growth, but no containment yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    ... morning. Just 5% of the fire was contained, officials said. The blaze, which began Saturday between Bass Lake and North Fork in Madera County, has not yet damaged any homes or outbuildings. Road 274, the main thoroughfare between Bass Lake and North ...

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  16. Firefighters battle wildfires amid historic droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | CBS News

    Dry tinder and hot temperatures are feeding fast-moving wildfires in the West. More than 4,000 firefighters are on the front lines battling six fires in Northern California alone, including the Willow fire in North Fork, California.

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  17. Wildfire in California burns at least 1,500 acresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | Reuters

    ... He said they've asked for more crew from around the state to come help with the fire. Many people near the North Fork area on Sunday pulled over on the side of the roads to take a look at the captivating scene of air tankers dumping water and fire ...

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  18. Good-hearted neighbors offer help in face of wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    Residents and onlookers watch the Willow fire from Road 274 between Bass Lake and North Fork Saturday, July 25. Neighbors and community members are reaching out to each other and offering support during the fire. As one North Fork resident described a growing wildfire, threatening to destroy her home this weekend: "The worst is bringing out the best in people, it's amazing."

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  19. Road 274 opens near Bass Lake as Willow Fire slows paceRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    Road 274, the main roadway between North Fork and Bass Lake, reopened Monday as firefighters continue to battle the Willow fire. As of midday, the Willow fire was still burning, but its pace slowed from Sunday.

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  20. Gallery: Willow fire continues to burn out of controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    ... Chris Thacher, Debbie Graham, and Julie Edwards enjoy their regular summer get-together at Graham's home near North Fork after being evacuated from their usual Center Camp cabin due to the Willow fire near Bass Lake Sunday, July 26, 2015. Concerned ...

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