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Southern California wildfires trigger mass destruction, hurting families, economy

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In light of the Thomas Fire, here’s what you need to know about California wildfires.


Attorney who sued PG&E before faults California for history of utility fire disasters

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PG&E could be on the hook for up to $6 billion if found liable for the current wildfires, according to a fire attorney.

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More evacuations near Los Angeles

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New evacuation orders have been ordered in Santa Barbara County as wildfires in California continue to rage unabated.


Residents flee as California wildfire nears Santa Barbara, Montecito

Added: 16.12.2017 23:45 | 1 views | 0 comments

Strong winds drove one of the biggest wildfires in California's history toward Santa Barbara and the nearby wealthy enclave of Montecito Saturday, prompting residents to flee as authorities issued new evacuation orders.


California wildfire victims helped by Salvation Army, Red Cross

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As wildfires still rage across Southern California, here's what's being done to help the victims.


KYLE's Amazed by L.A. Wildfire Relief Efforts, But Pleads for More Help

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KYLE's deeply moved by his hometown of Ventura banding together amid raging wildfires ... but says there's still a lot to do to help victims out. We got the "iSpy" rapper at LAX Friday, and he tells us he's been floored by the humanity people have...


Thomas Fire in Southern California joins list of destructive blazes in the state

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Here’s how the Thomas Fire compares to a few other large-scale wildfires in 2016 and 2017.


| 'It was an inferno': southern Californians left dumbstruck by week of wildfire hell

Added: 16.12.2017 16:41 | 6 views | 0 comments

Residents of the picturesque town of Ojai and nearby Ventura describe their horror at the pace and ferocity of wildfires ravaging the Los Angeles area

When the firestorm ravaging southern California came to the idyllic mountain farmland of the upper Ojai valley, 90 minutes’ drive northwest of Los Angeles, Deon de Wet thought he was ready.
He had thick firemen’s hoses with brass nozzles set up around his property, a farmhouse which doubles as a yoga studio and healing centre. He was dressed in a thick coat and winter muffler which he doused with water so he could withstand intense heat, if necessary, to defend the home that he and his wife have enjoyed for the past nine years.
I’ve been here since the 1980s and this is the worst I’ve ever lived through

The clouds were like something out of a movie, so angry, so threatening. It was almost biblical

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The Latest: California fire now state's 3rd-largest ever

Added: 16.12.2017 15:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

The Latest on wildfires in California (all times local): 6:50 a.m.


| California wildfires: 120,000 forced to flee as blazes tear through south of state

Added: 16.12.2017 11:18 | 3 views | 0 comments

  • Fears for 450 horses cut loose at thoroughbred training facility near San Diego
  • Strong desert winds raise prospect of wildfires at Christmas

Wildfires driven by strong desert winds continue to rage through southern California, destroying hundreds of buildings and forcing 120,000 people to flee a phenomenon that could last until Christmas.

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