Tragedy on the Mendocino Complex; Authorities Announce Firefighter fatality
15 August, 2018, 00:58 | Author: Darnell Patrick
Zinke said, while it is true that wildfire seasons have grown dryer and hotter, the underlying cause of the fires themselves is because of the "fuel load" of dead timber and other combustible matter littering forests.
The Holy Fire named for Holy Jim Canyon, where it began Monday, grew to almost 33 sq miles (85 sq km) by Saturday morning.
For the past week, the blaze has scorched through canyons and across mountains in Orange and Riverside counties, fueled by dry vegetation as it crept into residential areas.
Not so. A note Cal Fire shared along with the photo of the fish shows that firefighters and area police worked together to make sure the girl came home to the plucky fish named Grant. Abnormally arid conditions persist in more than 11 western states, with more than half the region experiencing drought, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor .
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While it's not the largest burning in the state, the Holy Fire has raised concerns about effects on residential communities.
Three other firefighters perished while battling the devastating Carr Fire, which also killed four civilians and a utility worker and burned more than 1,500 structures. The state spent a quarter of its annual firefighting budget in July.
Authorities say a firefighter was killed while battling the Mendocino Complex Fire in Northern California. The River Fire is nearly contained, and the larger Ranch Fire is 62% contained.
Another massive blaze, the Carr Fire, has blackened about 207,000 acres and killed eight people in and around Shasta County, north of Sacramento near the OR state line. In all, it has burned 295,970 acres, putting it on track to become the state's first single 300,000 acre fire. It is still at 61 percent containment at 61 percent containment at over 201,000 acres.
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