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Border Patrol Agent To Get Probation For Wildfire Set By Explosive Gender-Reveal Stunt

Border Patrol Agent To Get Probation For Wildfire Set By Explosive Gender-Reveal StuntAn Arizona man whose explosive gender-reveal party for his baby-to-be set off



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Hundreds of firefighters to head to Utah to fight wildfire

Hundreds of firefighters to head to Utah to fight wildfireA raging Utah wildfire driven by high winds in dry terrain has the potential to decimate hundreds of homes, the governor said.



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Crews fight to outflank raging Northern California wildfire

Crews fight to outflank raging Northern California wildfireFirefighters battled on Saturday to outflank a wildfire that has forced the closure of an interstate highway in Northern California as the blaze swept through explosively dry mountain timber in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest for a fourth day. As of midday Saturday, the Delta Fire had scorched nearly 37,000 acres (14,973 hectares) in the Cascade range since erupting on Wednesday in a forest canyon along the Sacramento River, about 250 miles (402 km) north of San Francisco, fire officials said. No serious injuries or deaths have been reported, but the blaze has caused major travel disruptions.



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Wildfire threat keeps California highway closed Sunday

Wildfire threat keeps California highway closed SundaySHASTA-TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST, Calif. (AP) — A highway running the length of California remained closed for a fifth day Sunday near the Oregon border as a wildfire smothered rural forestlands in smoke and flame.



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Wildfire that closed key California highway explodes in size

Wildfire that closed key California highway explodes in sizeSHASTA-TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST, Calif. (AP) — A roaring wildfire that shut down a stretch of a major interstate near the California-Oregon border exploded in size as crews on Saturday scrambled to prevent flames from reaching rural communities.



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Northern California wildfire surges in wilderness area

Northern California wildfire surges in wilderness areaA California official says a stretch of major highway near the California-Oregon border hit by a roaring wildfire will remain closed through the weekend.



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Wildfire near Redding nearly triples in size, triggers evacuations

Wildfire near Redding nearly triples in size, triggers evacuationsInterstate 5 remains closed in Shasta County because of a fast-moving wildfire. The Delta Fire is burning about ten miles north of Redding. So far, the fire has grown to 23 square miles and has zero percent containment.



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California wildfire spreads with flames shooting 300 feet high as evacuations continue

California wildfire spreads with flames shooting 300 feet high as evacuations continueA wildfire spreading across forest land in California has threatened hundreds of homes and prompted evacuations across several counties, officials have said. The Delta Fire in northern California near the Oregon border has burnt more than 34 square miles (89 square kilometres) of timber and brush, as local residents evacuated scattered homes and buildings in three counties in and around the Shasta-Trinity National Forest. At times, flames shot up 300 feet (91 metres) high.



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Explosive wildfire shuts part of Calif. freeway

Explosive wildfire shuts part of Calif. freewayAn explosive wildfire closed down dozens of miles of a major California freeway. The Delta Fire erupted Wednesday afternoon and within hours devoured nearly 8 square miles on both sides of Interstate 5 near the Oregon state line. (Sept. 6)



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New wildfire rips through northern California

New wildfire rips through northern CaliforniaA new wildfire was raging in northern California on Friday, having already devastated almost 25,000 acres (10,000 hectares) in just two days and continuing to spread. Dubbed the Delta Fire, the blaze was the latest outbreak to hit the region this summer, and was said by officials to have been triggered by arson. The fire was initially reported in the Lakehead area, 150 miles (240 kilometers) north of the state capital Sacramento and at the heart of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest around midday on Wednesday.



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