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CapRadio's Wildfire Coverage

Stories related to: wildfire

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Contractors Also In Danger During Firefight

October 18, 2017 | Bob Moffitt

Fighting fires is a dangerous business, not only for the firefighters, but also for the dozens of private contractors who provide support.

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Employers, Workers Affected By Wildfires Deal With Pay And Leave Issues

October 17, 2017 | Sally Schilling

California businesses forced to close during the wildfires may now be sorting out pay and leave issues with employees.

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Fire Damage And Property Taxes: What You Need To Know

October 16, 2017 | Sammy Caiola

Hundreds of California families lost homes in the recent wildfires. The state property tax system has safeguards in place.

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Salvation Army Requests Cash Donations For Fire Victims, Other Items Later

October 16, 2017 | Bob Moffitt

In response to wildfires in Northern California, the Salvation Army is asking for donations of money now and will resume asking for individual items as needed in the future.

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Update On Northern California Wildfires

October 16, 2017 | Chris Remington

Firefighters have made significant progress on the fires in Mendocino, Napa, and Sonoma Counties, we get an update on the battle and the damage.

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PG&E Shares Plunge After Wildfire Questions

October 13, 2017

(AP) - Pacific Gas & Electric Co. shares plummeted 10.5 percent after state regulators directed the company to preserve any evidence of failed poles, conductors or other equipment that might be connected to Northern California wildfires.