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Latest September 2005 California wildfire Stories

2008-07-12 21:00:12

A wildfire in the Sierra foothills in California was more than half contained Saturday after charring almost 50,000 acres 100 miles north of Sacramento.

2008-07-03 12:00:31

Wildfires raging in northern and southern California are overcoming firefighting attempts to control them and are threatening area populations, officials said.

2008-06-22 12:00:03

By Don Thompson Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Thunderstorms sparked as many as 75 wildfires in a wilderness area in far northern California on Saturday as officials farther south got close to containing a blaze that destroyed several homes and forced thousands to evacuate.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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