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Wildfire Acreage Way Down in California this Year – So Far

LOS ANGELES — California is not burning. At least not as much as it has in recent years. Acreage burned through Sunday is down 90% compared to the average over the past five years and down 95% from last year, …

Hot, Dry Weather Encouraging Western Wildfires

A Southern Oregon wildfire that destroyed six homes and 14 other buildings spread during the cooler overnight hours Monday as crews worked to contain the flames. Fire spokeswoman Erica Hupp said a plane was up early Monday to estimate how …