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PolitiFact California: Debunking Claims On Wildfire Causes

AP Photo/Jeff Chiu

A Cal Fire firefighter works on hot spots in Santa Rosa, Calif., on Oct. 12, 2017.

AP Photo/Jeff Chiu

The conservative news outlet Brietbart made inflammatory claims about the Northern California wildfires that killed at least 41 people. A recent news article claimed the Sonoma County Sheriffs had arrested a person on charges of arson related to the massive blazes. PolitiFact California Reporter Chris Nichols explains why this information is wrong and the impact on social media it created.

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