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Smoke Advisory Issued To Bay Area Residents Over Air Quality Due To Wildfires

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District issued a smoke advisory to alert Bay Area residents to the potential for poor air quality due to Northern California wildfires through Monday.

09/07/2014

Bridge Fire

Hundreds Evacuated As Wildfire Threatens Homes Near Yosemite

An evacuation order for 300 homes near Yosemite National Park remained in effect Saturday as firefighters battled a wildfire scorching about 300 acres in Central California

09/06/2014

Western Wildfire

Windy Weather Stokes Growing Northern California Wildfires

Two wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago were still growing on Saturday while threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.

08/31/2014

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Brush Fire Stops Traffic Along Highway 152 East Of Gilroy, At Least 80 Acres Scorched

Traffic is moving again on state Highway 152 east of Gilroy as firefighters battle an 80-acre brush fire in the area Thursday, according to the California Highway Patrol.

08/28/2014

Rim Fire

U.S. Forest Service To Allow Logging Of Dead Trees From Rim Fire Near Yosemite; Ecologist Calls It ‘Travesty’

A U.S. Forest Service decision released Wednesday will allow loggers to remove dead trees from 52 square miles of forests blackened last year in a massive central California wildfire, a move contested by environmentalists.

08/27/2014

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Fire Evacuations Lifted For 200 Homes Near Weaverville

Evacuation orders have been lifted for residents of some 200 homes, as crews make good progress against a wildfire burning near the Northern California town of Weaverville.

08/26/2014

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Fast-Growing Wildfire Forces Evacuation Of 200 Homes In Northern California

Crews working through the night in steep terrain are building containment lines around a wildfire near the rural Northern California town of Weaverville that forced the evacuation of about 200 homes.

08/24/2014

Junction Madera Fire

Firefighters Gain Ground In Wildfire Near Yosemite, Some Evacuees Allowed To Return

Firefighters from throughout California are being dispatched to protect homes that are under threat from a wildfire burning in the foothills near Yosemite National Park.

08/19/2014

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Pilot Found Dead In Wreckage Of Downed Plane In Marin County As Firefighters Battle Brush Fire

A pilot has been found dead in the wreckage of a downed plane in Marin County Tuesday morning as firefighters continue to battle a brush fire, according to the Marin County Sheriff’s Office.

08/19/2014

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Brushfire Near Yosemite National Park Prompts 13,000 Evacuation Orders

Authorities have sent evacuation orders to some 13,000 phone numbers as a wildfire bears down on a foothill community near Yosemite National Park in Central California.

08/18/2014

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