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EXPLAINER: Around Tahoe, special places await a fire’s fate

SACRAMENTO, Calif. ((DailyNews)) — The Caldor Fire roared over a ridge of the Sierra Nevada as the winds returned this week and bore down on the southern end of Lake …

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Fires harming California’s efforts to curb climate change

POLLOCK PINES, Calif. ((DailyNews)) — Record-setting blazes raging across Northern California are wiping out forests central to plans to reduce carbon emissions and testing projects designed to protect communities, the …

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California wildfires destroy homes; winds hamper containment

PLACERVILLE, Calif. ((DailyNews)) — Dry and windy weather dogged firefighters’ efforts to contain destructive fires that are devouring the bone-dry forests of drought-stricken Northern California on Thursday. An estimated 11,000 …

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Turkey evacuates panicked tourists by boat from wildfires

ISTANBUL ((DailyNews)) — Panicked tourists in Turkey hurried to the seashore to wait for rescue boats Saturday after being told to evacuate some hotels in the Aegean Sea resort of …

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Size of Oregon wildfire underscores vastness of the US West

PORTLAND, Ore. ((DailyNews)) — The monstrous wildfire burning in Oregon has grown to a third the size of Rhode Island and spreads miles each day, but evacuations and property losses …

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