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Authorities: Unattended Campfire Caused California Fire

An unattended campfire near a main route into Yosemite National Park has grown into a more than 2-square-mile blaze that officials said Tuesday has led to the evacuations of 800 homes and 1,500 people. California Department of Forestry and Fire …

Burned Couple Settles California Wildfire Suit for $6M

A badly burned Santa Barbara, Calif., couple has settled their wildfire lawsuit against a property owner for $6 million. Lance and Carla Hoffman were overtaken by flames and nearly killed in the November 2008 Tea Fire, which was started when …