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California Wildfire Destroys Eight Homes, 10 Buildings

KERNVILLE, Calif. (AP) – A wildfire northeast of Bakersfield burning in steep terrain has destroyed eight homes and 10 other structures, authorities said, but residents of some 200 homes under evacuation orders were allowed to return home Wednesday evening. 390 more words

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13,000 Evacuation Calls In California Wildfire

MARIPOSA, Calif. (AP) – Authorities have sent evacuation orders to some 13,000 phone numbers as an out-of-control wildfire bears down on a foothill community near… 453 more words

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Kitchen Fire Leads to 'Suspicious Item' Scare in Citrus Heights

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Police in Citrus Heights say voluntary evacuations were underway along Peachtree Avenue after an “item of suspicious nature” was found by firefighters Wednesday night. 47 more words

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Fire Burns Over 3 California Firefighters; All OK

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Three trapped firefighters had to deploy their personal fire shelters as a rapid wind shift sent a Northern California wildfire burning over their location Monday, authorities said. 307 more words

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Evacuation Lifted For Hundreds Of Campbell Residents Following Gas Main Leak

CAMPBELL (CBS SF) —¬†Utility crews have stopped the leak of a 4-inch natural gas main in Campbell Monday morning that had prompted police to evacuate hundreds of residents near a construction project, a police captain said. 157 more words

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