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  1. Man Arrested, Suspected of Igniting Fire Near Hard-Hit California TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | Insurance Journal West

    Authorities on Aug. 30 arrested a man suspected of starting an illegal campfire believed to have ignited a growing Northern California blaze that destroyed 10 homes, damaged five others and threatened hundreds more. The wildfire sparked near the town of Oroville, a region already hard-hit by fire and a massive evacuation earlier this year caused by damage to sections of the nation's tallest dam.

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  2. Wildfire in Yosemite National Park Grows, Evacuations Remain in California TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | Insurance Journal West

    Weather conditions have halped crews batttle a blaze in Yosemite National Park that has forced the evacuation of the tiny California community of Wawona. Singh said thunderstorms forecast for the fire zone did not materialize, but more thunderstorms that could fuel the blaze were expected.

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  3. Evacuations Ordered for Hundreds of Residents in California, OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | Insurance Journal West

    Evacuation orders affecting hundreds of people were issued in California and Oregon as wildfires neared small towns, including one that's a prime location for viewing the eclipse. About 600 residents were told to leave the tourist town of Sisters, Oregon, and authorities said Saturday another 1,000 people had been told to be ready to leave if necessary.

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  4. Containment on Massive California Fire IncreasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | Insurance Journal West

    The fire near California's Yosemite National Park has burned 78,900 acres, and is still threatening 1,500 structures. "Last night more containment efforts were made.

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  5. Firefighters Gain Ground on California FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | Insurance Journal West

    Firefighters are bracing for the possibility of dry lightning as they battle a stubborn blaze that has scorched nearly 120 square miles near California's Yosemite National Park. The wildfire burning in the Sierra Nevada foothills was 50 percent contained Monday.

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  6. 50 Homes Destroyed in California WildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | Insurance Journal West

    The town of Mariposa, with its century-old saloons and covered sidewalks, normally bustles with summer visitors on their way to Yosemite National Park but the Gold Rush-era hamlet was mostly empty as ash rained down and heavy smoke from a nearby blaze darkened the sky. The blaze in the Sierra Nevada foothills threatened hundreds of homes and historic buildings, including a wood courthouse founded in 1854 and touted as the oldest active courthouse west of the Rocky Mountains.

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  7. Yosemite Park Wildfire Burns Dozens of Structures And Heads Toward California TownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Insurance Journal West

    A wildfire in foothills west of Yosemite National Park destroyed dozens of structures and forced thousands to flee towns but fire crews have been able to stop it from reaching a threatened community on the foothills of the Sierra Nevada. The fire was threatening about 1,500 homes and other buildings, after already destroying 29 structures.

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  8. California Wildfire Threatens 1,500 HomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Insurance Journal West

    A California blaze in the rugged mountains outside of Yosemite National Park has destroyed eight structures and forced thousands of nearby residents to flee their homes. As of Tuesday evening, the fire had scorched 39 square miles, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.

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