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Chips Fire

A Bobcat kitten named Chips was rescued from a wildfire in the Lake Tahoe area.  Photo Courtesy of U.S. Forest Service.

Bobcat Kitten Saved From Tahoe Area Wildfire

A bobcat kitten apparently abandoned during the chaos of a California wildfire has been rescued by firefighters and taken to a shelter for treatment of burns.

08/29/2012

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More Than 900 Lightning Strikes Spark More NorCal Wildfires

Firefighters have been making progress against a series of wildfires burning in Northern California, but lightning sparked more than a dozen new fires late Friday and early Saturday.

08/18/2012

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Hot Weather, Strong Winds Fuel NorCal Wildfire

Strong winds and low humidity have helped a wildfire burning in Northern California’s Plumas National Forest expand to nearly 47 square miles. The fire has prompted the evacuation of 55 homes.

08/11/2012