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Acreage, Containment Grows For Butte Fire

September 14, 2015

10:53 p.m. Containment of the Butte Fire has grown to 35 percent, with acreage burned inching upward to 71,523 as of Monday night. Officials say 166 homes, 116 outbuildings and 12 other structures have been lost to the fire.

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California Wildfires: Rough Fire 18th Largest In State History

September 11, 2015 | Ed Joyce

The largest active wildfire in California, the Rough Fire in Fresno County, is also the 18th largest in state history.

Amy Quinton / Capital Public Radio

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Dead and Dying Trees From Drought Pose Danger

August 20, 2015 | Amy Quinton

Cal Fire and PG&E are warning homeowners about the risks posed by dead and dying trees.

Sacramento Firefighters Deployed To Help Battle Rocky Fire

August 3, 2015 | Steve Milne

Firefighters from throughout the state are helping CalFire battle the Rocky Fire and other wildfires throughout the region. That includes crews from the Sacramento City Fire Department.

Katie Orr / Capital Public Radio

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In Drought-Stricken California, Firefighters Transport Water To Battle Wildfires

April 23, 2015 | Katie Orr

The California drought is not only making fire season longer and more dangerous, it’s making fires harder to fight.

California Fire Investigation Finds No Sex Tape

December 30, 2014

(AP) - Sixteen state firefighters have been placed on paid leave in an ongoing investigation that grew out of what California fire officials say were unfounded allegations of a sex tape.

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