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26 Aug The Rim Fire burns north of Highway 120 outside Yosemite National Park near Groveland

Yosemite wildfire threatens to cut San Francisco’s power supply

One of the largest wildfires in California’s recent history was threatening the water and power supplies of San Francisco last night. The blaze was also creeping towards two groves of giant sequoia

A tale of fire and ice: California wildfires- acres burned in Ventura County

A tale of fire and ice: California wildfires- 28,000 acres burned in Ventura County

May 4, 2013 – CALIFORNIA – The wildfire burning through Ventura County has scorched 28,000 acres, and firefighters have only 20% of the blaze surrounded, officials said. The Ventura County …

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[Updated: August 29, 2013] A thick blanket of smoke hung Thursday over Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, where a team of fire lookouts was stationed to monitor the Rim fire to make sure it does not flare up …

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See Inside Massive Wildfires with These Stunning Pictures — National Geographic

See Inside Massive Wildfires with These Stunning Pictures — National Geographic

A photographer’s work fighting fires gave him rare, up-close access to California’s wildfire epidemic.

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California wildfires destroy forests and threaten homes

More than 9,000 firefighters work to quell blazes sparked by lightning and exacerbated by tinder-dry trees and grass and erratic winds

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Fires driven by high winds and dry conditions are spreading rapidly in California wine country, forcing thousands of people to evacuate. California Wildfires, Wine Wall, Expensive Wine, California Wine, The Weather Channel, Sonoma County, Shipping Wine, Wine Gifts, A 17
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These Harrowing Pictures Capture The Inferno In California's Wine Country

Hundreds of residents in Napa and Sonoma counties were evacuated early Monday morni

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Otherworldly view of a giant Californian wildfire

Long exposure gives an ethereal view of fires raging across Yosemite National Park, where drought and a hot summer have created unprecedented conditions

In the warmest year on record, Mother Nature wrought havoc across the country, with large swaths of the west coast ablaze during the summer and the north-east blanketed in snow for most of the winter Path Of Destruction, California Wildfires, Tornadoes, Sierra Nevada, Extreme Weather, Mother Earth, Mother Nature, Natural Disasters, Northern California
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California residents forced to flee as wildfire devastates north – in pictures

Bush fire in California (via The Guardian)

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They survived six hours in pool as wildfire burned their neighborhood to ground

SANTA ROSA, Calif. — Jan Pascoe and her husband, John, were trapped. The world was on fire, and Jan was hyperventilating from fear. Then they remembered their neighbors' pool. "You've...

Willow Fire - Pine Trees Igniting in Flames

Willow Fire - Pine Trees Igniting in Flames

Willow Fire. July 28, 2015. Video by John-Mark Brix, Exploration Productions.

Scientists say a hot and dry summer caused widespread wildfires in Western states. But land use changes also have played a role. California Wildfires, Land Use, Pretty Pictures, Seattle Skyline, Climate Change, Westerns, Facts, Usa, Travel
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Fact Check: Is climate change causing Western wildfires?

Scientists say a hot and dry summer caused widespread wildfires in Western states. But land use changes also have played a role.