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Firefighters get brief respite from winds fanning California wildfires

28 Oct 2019

HEALDSBURG, Calif., Oct 28 Fierce winds fanning Californian wildfires are expected to abate on Monday, giving firefighters a chance to corral blazes that have scorched swaths of the picturesque wine country in the north and neighborhoods near Los Angeles in the south.

Firefighters struggle against massive, wind-whipped California wildfire

28 Oct 2019

HEALDSBURG, Calif. Crews lost ground on Sunday against a wind-driven wildfire that has blackened a wide swath of California's picturesque wine country and driven 180,000 people from their homes as they hoped for a break in the hot, dry weather. | Video

California wine country fire began near damaged PG&E tower, 2,000 flee

25 Oct 2019

GEYSERVILLE, Calif. A wind-driven wildfire that forced some 2,000 people to flee homes in Northern California's wine country on Thursday erupted near the base of a damaged high-voltage transmission tower owned by Pacific Gas and Electric Co, utility and fire officials said. | Video

Winds driving California wine country fire abate - for now

25 Oct 2019

GEYSERVILLE, Calif., Oct 25 The winds that drove wildfires that forced some 2,000 people to flee homes in Northern California's wine country are expected to abate on Friday.

Ferocious winds whip California fires as death toll rises to 31

12 Nov 2018

PARADISE, Calif. The death toll from wildfires raging in California rose to 31 on Sunday after six more people were found killed in what was poised to become the deadliest wildfire in state history. | Video

Severe 'devil winds' expected to whip up deadly California blazes

11 Nov 2018

PARADISE, Calif. Nov 11 Severe hot and dry "devil winds" kicked up on Sunday in fire ravaged Southern California and more winds were expected in the north, fanning the flames of wild fires that have killed at least 25 people, officials said.

Death toll rises to 23 in California wildfire after 14 bodies found

11 Nov 2018

PARADISE, Calif. The charred remains of 14 more people have been found in and around a Northern California town overrun by flames from a massive wildfire, officials said on Saturday, raising the death toll to at least 23. | Video

Two monster wildfires rage in California, Trump blames "forest mismanagement"

10 Nov 2018

PARADISE, Calif., Nov 10 Two monster wildfires burned out of control on Saturday in northern and southern California, having already killed at least nine people and forced hundreds of thousands to flee their homes.

Nine killed, 35 missing in California wildfire; Malibu threatened

10 Nov 2018

PARADISE, Calif. Wildfires burned out of control on Friday across California, killing at least nine people in a mountain town and forcing residents to flee the upscale beach community of Malibu in the face of a monster fire storm. | Video

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