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Fires Renamed ‘Wind Complex’ Fire

The fires burning in Nevada and Yuba Counties are now considered a Complex Fire…

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CalFire Public Information Officer Mary Eldridge says all told, 245 structures have been lost, but it’s still not clear how many of those structures are homes, or where they are…

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Eldridge says the possibility of firefighter fatigue is also an issue…

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CalFire does have acreage breakdown by fire. The Lobo Fire in Rough and Ready and Lake Wildwood is 23 percent contained and has burned 880 acres, the McCourtney Fire is 60 percent contained at 72 acres, and the Cascade Fire north of Collins Lake is at over 11-thousand acres, and just 15 percent contained.

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