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Young Boy Found Dead Clutching His Dog After Trying to Escape Wildfire

As fires continue to engulf the West Coast, they’ve taken several victims including a boy who was found clutching his dog. 13-year-old Wyatt Tofte was a victim of the wildfires in Marion County, Oregon. Read more now.
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Family Runs Out of Gas While Fleeing Wildfires

A family had to make an harrowing escape after their vehicle ran out of gas while fleeing from a wildfire. The family had been camping at Detroit Lake State Park in Oregon.
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Wildfires outside L.A. threaten homes, spare Reagan library

A wind-whipped outbreak of wildfires outside Los Angeles on Wednesday threatened thousands of homes and horse ranches, forced the smoky evacuation of elderly patients...
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John Cena Donates $500,000 to Responders Battling California Wildfires

As wildfires continue to burn across the state of California, many are left with devastation. First responders are left with working long hours trying to contain the multiple fires. The wrestler-turned-actor John Cena will play a firefighter in his new movie "Playing With Fire" and wants to assist...
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San Diego Fire Agencies Battle #SawdayFire Near Ramona

San Diego County fire agencies mobilized on Friday morning to battle a fast-moving brush fire burning between Ramona and Julian in the county's back country. With Santa Ana winds still at dangerous levels, temperatures high and humidity low, the fire danger remains critically high across Southern...
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AP News Guide: Fires blaze on 2 ends of California, kill 25

PARADISE, California (AP) — Devastating wildfires on both ends of California pushed into new territory Saturday, as fatigued firefighters worked to evacuate residents in harm's way and contain blazes that already have claimed at least 25 lives, destroyed thousands of homes and other structures and...
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Holy Fire Crews Scramble To Keep Flames From Reaching Homes

By RINGO H.W. CHIU and AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. (AP) — More than 1,000 firefighters battled Friday to keep a growing Southern California forest fire feeding on dry brush and trees from reaching foothill neighborhoods a day after flames roared to new ferocity and came...
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California fire kills 1 as heat stokes blazes in Western US

HORNBROOK, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire raging through drought-stricken timber and brush near California's border with Oregon killed one person and destroyed multiple structures as it burns largely out of control, authorities said Friday. No other details were released about the death blamed on the...
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Lilac Fire Status and More - Fire Readiness Info

Lilac Fire update, 12/11 at 7am: The Lilac Fire began 12/7 at 11:15am at Interstate 15 and Highway 76. Current acreage is 4,100 with 80% containment. Full containment expected 12/21/17. 151 structures destroyed, 56 damaged. Mandatory evacuation order has been lifted, and residents may return to...
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