• Northern California wildfire nearly quadruples in size

    11 days ago - By National Post

    PARADISE, Calif. - A wildfire that moved so fast that firefighters couldn't hope to stop it quadrupled in size Friday after destroying several thousand buildings and levelling much of a Northern California town of nearly 30,000 people, authorities said.
    Only a day after it began, the fire near the town of Paradise had grown to nearly 110 square miles , and authorities said it had claimed lives, although they offered no specific number or any details.
    “There was really no firefight involved,” said Capt. Scott McLean of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, explaining...
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  • A raging wildfire has burned the town of Paradise, California to the ground

    A raging wildfire has burned the town of Paradise, California to the ground

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Three wildfires raged through California on Friday, destroying thousands of structures and forcing tens of thousands of people to evacuate their towns.
    In northern California, the Camp Fire, reportedly named by local officials, almost completely destroyed the community of Paradise, fire captain Scott McLean told the Associated Press .
    The fires reportedly started after windy conditions swept through the state, creating high fire danger.
    On Thursday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency in Butte County for the northernmost Camp Fire, which is expected to burn for...
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  • Paradise lost: Wildfire destroys thousands of buildings in California town

    Paradise lost: Wildfire destroys thousands of buildings in California town

    11 days ago - By WLKY

    Officials say a fast-moving wildfire has ravaged the Northern California town of Paradise, destroying several thousand buildings.
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  • Northern California wildfire nearly quadruples in size

    11 days ago - By Boston Herald

    PARADISE, Calif. - A wildfire that moved so fast that firefighters couldn't hope to stop it quadrupled in size Friday after destroying several thousand buildings and leveling much of a Northern California town of nearly 30,000 people, authorities said. Only a day after it began, the fire near the town of Paradise had grown to nearly 110 square miles .
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