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Malfunctioning Heating Unit Prompts Evacuations At Mars High School

MARS (KDKA) — Students and staff were forced to evacuate Mars Area High School in Butler County when smoke filled the building on Tuesday morning. 207 more words

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Some Applegate Fire Evacuees Return Home To Find Homes Untouched

APPLEGATE (CBS13) – Firefighters have gained the upper hand on the Applegate Fire, but dangerous weather conditions are pushing in tonight. There’s a red flag warning, which could cause the flames to intensify. 286 more words

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Construction Mishap Ruptures Gas Line In Antioch Forcing Evacuations

ANTIOCH (CBS SF) — Homes were evacuated in Antioch Sunday morning after a construction crew mishap caused a gas leak, according to a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District official. 94 more words

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Rains Bring Big Gains Against California Wildfire

PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) – A day of light rain brought big gains against a Northern California wildfire Thursday, dramatically reducing the number of homes that are threatened by the flames from several thousand to just hundreds. 380 more words

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Waters receding in Eddy County; James St. evacuees allowed back in homes

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Eddy County Office of Emergency Management

EDDY COUNTY-  Eddy County remains under a flash flood watch with a 70% chance of rain continuing today. 470 more words

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Devastation Revealed As Crews Gain Ground On King Fire

EL DORADO COUNTY (CBS13) – As firefighters gain ground fighting the massive King Fire, it’s now becoming clearer how many families have lost everything.

“Devastating, absolutely devastating because we built the house ourselves,” said Garry Dykstra, whose family lost their home. 385 more words

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Massive King Fire In Sierra Foothill Grows To 80,000+ Acres; 4 Homes Destroyed

POLLOCK PINES (CBS) — The massive King Fire in the Sierra Foothill is still spreading, but not as fast.

The blaze has grown to more than 80,000 acres, about 126 square miles. 73 more words

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