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California Wildfires to Cost $180 Billion This Year

With firefighters gaining the upper hand as “red flag” winds die down, it appears that the bill for this year’s California wildfire season will come in at around $180 billion.

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Deadly Northern California Wildfire Spreads

CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA, Calif. (Reuters) – A deadly blaze near California’s Big Sur coast could widen to more than five times its current size and has destroyed some 60 homes, threatened hundreds of others and spurred mass evacuations, authorities said on Saturday.