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Mount Diablo Fire in the San Francisco Bay Area

(image) (Credit: Andrew Zhou) On Sunday in the San Francisco Bay Area, a wildfire broke out near Mount Diablo State Park, igniting more than 800 acres of vegetation, and leading to the evacuation of 75 homes nearby. “I could just see it moving toward us,” Ann Hyde told ABC7 News. Hyde is a resident on Morgan Territory Road, located about …

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19 Firefighters Killed in Arizona

Nineteen firefighters have been killed battling wildfires in central Arizona near the town of Yarnell. All 19 were part of an elite “hot shot” crew, a group of firefighters who hike miles into the wilderness to clear vegetation and dig trenches to halt a wildfire’s advance. At a news conference Sunday, Prescott Fire Chief Don Fraijo confirmed that the crew …

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