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Our Evacuation Experience During The Northern California Wildfires

Cascade Fire Northern California Wildfires

Governor Jerry Brown: ‘We haven’t seen anything like this in Northern California’ speaking on the 2017 wildfires.

On October 9th at 2AM in the morning we received a call from our neighbor and friend, she told us there was a fire in our foothill community and she could see the fire from her home.

My first reaction was to go outside and see how close the fire was to our home. As I opened the front door and walked out the air was filled with smoke, far more smoke than I had ever seen during a fire. Thankfully, I could not see any light or glow in the sky from the fire, that told me it was a fair distance away.

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‘Arsonists’ Are Blamed For Fires In Spain And Portugal

A man who drove through raging wildfires in Portugal says luck was on his side after he filmed himself escaping the deadly blazes ravaging the region.

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California Wildfires Now Up To 100 Miles Wide As Death Toll Reaches 40

WEB Notes: Drone footage here from Santa Rosa.

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Wildfires In California: Weekend Gusts Threaten New Blazes

WEB Notes: Looking at some of the numbers on CalFire’s website they are starting to get a handle on the fires. Today is windy, that is not going to help…

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PG&E’s Stock Has Worst Week in 9 Years Due to California Wildfire Probes

PG&E Corp. just capped its worst week in nine years on speculation that downed power lines may have played a role in deadly wildfires raging across California. And the rout is far from over.

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California Wildfires Become Deadliest In State History, 31 Lives Lost

After four days of terrorizing Wine Country and surrounding regions, the Northern California wildfires on Thursday became the deadliest in state history, with 31 confirmed fatalities and more expected.

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At Least 23 Dead In Horrific California Wildfires, Hundreds Missing

Santa Rosa Neighborhood Destroyed By Fire

Santa Rosa Neighborhood Destroyed By Fire

WEB Notes: These statistics are for all of the fires, not just the fires in Yuba County. The fires in Napa are even larger than those in Yuba. The fires in Yuba County are in the country, while the fires in Napa have covered both country and city settings. These have been absolutely devastating for those involved. We ask for our Father’s protection for all of those involved.

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While Hurricanes Batter The South, The West Is On Fire

While the South drowns amid a succession of unprecedented and record-shattering hurricanes, the West is burning.

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California Governor Declares State Of Emergency After Largest Fire In LA History Rages Out Of Control

California Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency for the Los Angeles County Area on Sunday after the largest fire in the city’s history began to rage out of control.

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Los Angeles Largest Wildfire In City’s History Forces 100s To Evacuate

A wildfire on the northern edge of Los Angeles rapidly grew on Saturday into what the mayor called the largest blaze in the city’s history, prompting the evacuation of hundreds of people and the closure of a major highway.

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Gatlinburg Fires Claim Seven Lives in Great Smoky Mountains

The death toll from wildfires blazing in and around the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee rose to seven on Wednesday even as drenching rains helped firefighters suppress flames that have left whole neighborhoods in ruins.

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Wildfires forcing evacuations in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge Tennessee

A Sevier County fire has destroyed 75-100 homes Cobbly Nob area of Gatlinburg. There are no reports of fatalities or major injuries as of 7:30 a.m. Monday.

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