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Warning system down: California’s deadliest fires

Saturday, March 10, 2018  
Posted by: The Center for Investigative Reporting
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It used to be that there was a discrete wildfire season, a period of time where fire risk was highest. Throughout the country, that season is getting longer, and in many places now, wildfire season is happening year-round. Fires are getting bigger, and they’re burning hotter.

Last October, more than 170 wildfires ripped across Northern California, burning more than 9,000 buildings, causing millions in damage and killing 44 people. It was the deadliest fire incident in the state’s history...Continue Reading.


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As we usher summer away and kids head back to school, California's fire service remains diligent. California's fire seasons have demonstrated destructive fire incidents continuing well into the late fall. On behalf of the FDAC Board of Directors, I want to personally thank each of you for the valuable services provided by your fire distrcits, to your constituents...Continue Reading

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