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Smoke From Wildfire Cancels Ironman Tahoe Events

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Ironman races in Lake Tahoe were canceled on Sunday due smoke and unhealthy air quality from a northern California wildfire.

Ironman Lake Tahoe and Ironman 70.3 Lake Tahoe operations manager Keats McGonigal said the mood was “somber” when the decision was announced. 100 more words

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Huge Northern California wildfire keeps growing

POLLOCK PINES, Calif. (AP) – As an expanding wildfire in Northern California kept nearly 3,000 people from their homes, teams sought to find out how many structured had already been lost to the huge blaze, authorities said. 373 more words

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Huge Northern California wildfire keeps growing

POLLOCK PINES, Calif. (AP) – As an expanding wildfire in Northern California kept nearly 3,000 people from their homes, teams sought to find out how many structured had already been lost to the huge blaze, authorities said. 375 more words

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Ironman Cancelled

The Ironman Event that was scheduled to begin today on the north shore has been cancelled because of dangerous smoke levels in the Lake Tahoe area.

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OR WILDFIRE: South Steens Complex [Update]

UPDATED

9/20/14

FIRE STATUS

Bone Creek Basin

  • 14,700 acres
  • 85% containment

Blitzen Crossing

  • 5,638 acres
  • 85% containment

RESOURCES

  • 356 personnel
  • 8 crews
  • 17 engines
  • 10 water tenders…
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Wildfire Season

It’s like the Portland area is under a bowl. A cloudy glass bowl that lets one see the sky, but traps the smoke between it and the ground. 135 more words

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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