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Record-breaking fire tornado kills California firefighter

World Aug 17, 2018

Record-breaking fire tornado kills California firefighter

In the history of California wildfires there has never been anything like it: a churning tornado filled with fire, the size of three football fields. An official report describes in chilling detail the intensity of the rare fire phenomenon and how quickly it took the ...

California's raging Carr wildfire causes another death

World Aug 6, 2018

California's raging Carr wildfire causes another death

California's deadly Carr wildfire — now the state's sixth-most destructive — has claimed another life with a power linesman killed on the job its seventh fatality, officials said Sunday. The Carr Fire, located some 200 miles (322 km) north of San Francisco, is still growing, ...