Fire danger in northern California remains elevated over the next few days. Cal Fire Battalion Chief Julie Hutchinson gives this update to KNCO news.
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Despite gusty winds Sunday afternoon in Northern California, firefighters continued to make steady progress containing wildfires. Nearly 8,300 firefighters are working on the 8 major wildfires still burning in northern California. Additional resources and personnel have been mobilized from throughout the state to assist with new fires or rapid growth on existing fires, due to the predicted weather conditions. Coordination continues between Federal, State and Local fire agencies to respond to existing fires and any new incidents.