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California wildfire was triggered by explosives at gender reveal party, claims fire department
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California wildfire was triggered by explosives at gender reveal party, claims fire department

More than 500 firefighters and four helicopters battle the wildfire, which has destroyed 7,000 acres and forced many residents to flee their homes

California fires blaze across million acres of forest amid fears of further spread
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California fires blaze across million acres of forest amid fears of further spread

Erratic winds have raised the potential for extreme fire within the existing fires' and may result in new fires.

Statewide emergency declared in Northern California as wildfires continue to blaze; millions of residents remain without power
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Statewide emergency declared in Northern California as wildfires continue to blaze; millions of residents remain without power

With ferocious winds driving multiple wildfires through bone-dry vegetation and nearly 200,000 people ordered to leave their homes, California's governor declared a statewide emergency on Sunday.

November 2018 California wildfires 'most expensive' in US history, insurance claims cross $11.4 billion
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November 2018 California wildfires 'most expensive' in US history, insurance claims cross $11.4 billion

Adding to growing concerns about the untenable future of home insurance in wildfire-prone areas, officials have revealed that the Insurance claims from California's deadly November 2018 wildfires have topped $11.4 billion, making the fires some of the most expensive in US history.

Residents of Paradise head back into town to assess wildfire damage; over 4,000 officials working to restore gas and electricity
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Residents of Paradise head back into town to assess wildfire damage; over 4,000 officials working to restore gas and electricity

More than 50,000 people in Paradise and the neighbouring communities of Magalia and Concow were forced to quickly flee the towering, wind-driven flames that charred an area about the size of Chicago — 622 square kilometres — and became the deadliest US wildfire in at least a century.

California wildfires toll reaches 83: 560 names remain on missing list; 13,000 homes destoryed so far in blaze
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California wildfires toll reaches 83: 560 names remain on missing list; 13,000 homes destoryed so far in blaze

A California sheriff said that two more sets of human remains have been found, bringing the death toll from the California wildfire to 83.

California wildfires toll rises to 81: With 75 percent of blaze contained, officials now hope for significant rain
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California wildfires toll rises to 81: With 75 percent of blaze contained, officials now hope for significant rain

In northern California, the so-called Camp Fire has scored 152,000 acres of land and destroyed more than 12,600 homes.

California wildfire: Number of missing people climbs to 631, Donald Trump set to visit Paradise on Saturday
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California wildfire: Number of missing people climbs to 631, Donald Trump set to visit Paradise on Saturday

The seven additional victims brings to 63 the number of people who have died in the Camp Fire. Authorities said the list of missing people had jumped from 300 to 631 during the day as investigators went back and reviewed emergency calls made when the so-called Camp Fire in northern California erupted on 8 November.

Narcos: Mexico red carpet event cancelled by Netflix following California wildfires; screening to continue as planned
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Narcos: Mexico red carpet event cancelled by Netflix following California wildfires; screening to continue as planned

Narcos: Mexico will chart the rise of the Guadalajara drug cartel in the 1980s, pitting DEA agent Kiki Camarena (Michael Pena) against drug kingpin Félix Gallardo (Diego Luna).

California wildfires: Search underway for over 100 missing people; Governor says state 'in midst of a catastrophe'
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California wildfires: Search underway for over 100 missing people; Governor says state 'in midst of a catastrophe'

Firefighters backed by air tankers and helicopters battled California's raging wildfires for a seventh day on Wednesday as the authorities in the worst-hit county released a list of over 100 missing people.

California Police shares video of woman escaping wildfire; survivor drives through flames for two minutes
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California Police shares video of woman escaping wildfire; survivor drives through flames for two minutes

Two people lost their lives in the Southern California wildfire and at least 48 others in the Camp Fire in Northern California.

California wildfires: Infernos char acres of land, firefighters continue to battle blazes
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California wildfires: Infernos char acres of land, firefighters continue to battle blazes

The Camp Fire and the Woolsey Fire are the two deadly wildfires burning at opposite ends of California.

'We are not out of the woods yet': Southern California wildfire rises again in Santa Monica Mountains
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'We are not out of the woods yet': Southern California wildfire rises again in Santa Monica Mountains

A massive plume rose suddenly at midmorning in the Santa Monica Mountains near the community of Lake Sherwood, prompting authorities to send numerous aircraft to drop fire retardant and water on the blaze. Forecasters had warned of ongoing fire danger because of persistent Santa Ana winds, the withering, dry gusts that sweep out of the interior toward the coast, pushing back moist ocean breezes.

Toll in California wildfires rises to 29, making it deadliest in state's history; 250,000 people forced to flee homes
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Toll in California wildfires rises to 29, making it deadliest in state's history; 250,000 people forced to flee homes

The "Camp Fire" — in the northern foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains — is the largest and most destructive of several infernos that have sent 250,000 people fleeing their homes across the tinder-dry state, razing 6,400 homes in the town of Paradise and effectively wiping it off the map. "

California wildfire: At least 23 killed, over 2.5 lakh residents ordered to evacuate as rescue missions continue
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California wildfire: At least 23 killed, over 2.5 lakh residents ordered to evacuate as rescue missions continue

In California's Paradise town, in Butte County, rescuers removed remains over a period of several hours and placed them in a black hearse. Pieces of bodies were transported by bucket, while intact remains were carried in body bags.

California wildfires: Two fast-moving blazes claim nine lives, force thousands to flee their homes
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California wildfires: Two fast-moving blazes claim nine lives, force thousands to flee their homes

Fanned by ferocious Santa Ana winds and fueled by dry tinder, the fires immolated a mountain town and jangled the nerves of many tens of thousands of residents forced to evacuate their homes.

Wildfires burn homes, cars in California's Thousand Oaks and Paradise; blaze prompts authorities to order evacuations
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Wildfires burn homes, cars in California's Thousand Oaks and Paradise; blaze prompts authorities to order evacuations

Flames approached residential areas as firefighters battled the blaze overnight during a wildfire that burned dozens of homes at Thousand Oaks and Paradise in California

Tens of thousands flee fast-moving wildfire in Northern California; hundreds of structures destroyed, emergency declared in area
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Tens of thousands flee fast-moving wildfire in Northern California; hundreds of structures destroyed, emergency declared in area

Tens of thousands of people fled a fast-moving wildfire Thursday in Northern California, some clutching babies and pets as they abandoned vehicles and struck out on foot ahead of the flames that forced the evacuation of an entire town and destroyed hundreds of structures.

California wildfire: Fire crew evacuates over 20,000 people from southern parts of state as blaze inches closer to homes
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California wildfire: Fire crew evacuates over 20,000 people from southern parts of state as blaze inches closer to homes

Over 20,000 have been evacuated from their homes in southern California as fire started intentionally inched closer to their residences

Erratic winds, dry conditions fuel California wildfires that killed 6, destroyed 517 buildings and damaged 135
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Erratic winds, dry conditions fuel California wildfires that killed 6, destroyed 517 buildings and damaged 135

Two firefighters were killed fighting the blaze and three people — a 70-year-old woman and her two great-grandchildren aged four and five — perished when their Redding home was rapidly swallowed up by flames.