Tag: Rocky Fire

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Report: Marijuana Farm Sparked 2015 California Fire

An illegal marijuana farm lit up a home-destroying northern California fire in 2015 that took out 96 buildings. Two suspects were on the run as officials announced the case Wednesday.

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Haze From California Wildfires Covers S.F. Bay Area

Heavy, wind-blown smoke from the raging Northern California wildfire was so thick this weekend that San Francisco’s 911 dispatch was inundated with phone calls from complaining residents living several miles away, prompting authorities to ask the public, via social media, not to call the police unless they see a fire.

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California Fire: ‘Jerusalem’ Burns, 2nd Firefighter Dies

Firefighters working to bring the devastating Rocky Fire under control over the weekend were tasked with controlling yet another large blaze burning nearby, as the Jerusalem Fire scorched 5,000 acres in Lake County as of Monday morning.

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California Fire: ‘Rocky Fire’ 40% Contained

Firefighters battling the devastating “Rocky Fire” in Northern California brought the blaze under 40 percent containment on Thursday morning, the CalFIRE agency reported.