August 18, 2022

Mendocino Complex fire is largest wildfire in California history

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By Tim Stelloh From NBC More than 14,000 firefighters are now battling over a dozen major blazes across the state. A wildfire burning through Northern California became the state’s largest on record on Monday, scorching more than 283,000 acres, officials said. The Mendocino Complex blaze — a conglomerate of the River and Ranch fires burning […]

Wildfires are forcing thousands of Californians to evacuate

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By Al Golub, Reuters From Business Insider MARIPOSA, Calif. (Reuters) – A 25,000-acre wildfire in central California, one of three dozen major blazes burning across the U.S. West, threatened hundreds of homes and businesses on Wednesday after forcing the evacuation of about 5,000 residents. There were 46 active large fires spread across 12 states, with […]