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  • California Family Stays Behind to Defend Home From Wildfire

    A family in Pescadero, a small town near California’s coast, defended their home from fire for roughly a week and a half before evacuating due to falling trees. The CZU Lightning Complex wildfire started mid-August when lightning storms hit California. Fire spread to Pescadero and…
  • California Fires Bring More Chopper Rescues, Power Shutoffs

    SHAVER LAKE, Calif.—Helicopters rescued more people from wildfires Tuesday as flames chewed through bone-dry California after a scorching Labor Day weekend that saw a dramatic airlift of more than 200 people and ended with the state’s largest utility cutting power to 172,000 customers to try…