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A Year Of California Wildfires

03 August 2018

"We're being surprised. Every year is teaching the fire authorities new lessons", Governor Jerry Brown told reporters.

The Carr Fire in northern California, the largest and most destructive of 16 major blazes in the state, is exhausting firefighting resources in what authorities are calling one of the worst and earliest fire seasons in years.

The largest blaze burned in the Redding area, in Shasta County north of Sacramento.

More than 4,000 fire personnel are battling the flames, but triple-digit heat, shifting winds, dry fuel and steep terrain are working against them, officials said.

Josh Lister and his family lost their home and belongings after the fire swept through Redding, a city of nearly 100,000 people.

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The fire continues to threaten 1,658 structures. Jerry Brown. "All that is the new normal that we will have to face".

Watch an aerial video of the California fires.

In General the current forest fires were the sixth-scale destruction in the history of California.

- The forward spread of the so-called Western Fire in Mendocino County has been stopped and is 50 percent contained, Cal Fire officials tweeted Wednesday evening.

Firefighters rest between fire engines during a break from fighting the Ranch Fire and the River Fire (Mendocino Complex) in Upper Lake, California, U.S. August 1, 2018.

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Our crews spent the next 24 hours providing structure defense as the fire devastated the Redding area.

Law enforcement officials said the last four people reported as missing were found safe on Wednesday.

"We recognize that as people enter back into their neighborhoods, they're going to know people, family members and neighbors that have lost homes", Moore said. The Ferguson Fire, which has burned 63,798 acres, is 39 percent contained.

CalFire says the blazes about 14 miles (22 kilometers) apart are threatening 12,000 homes.

- more than a quarter of what it has pegged for fires, state Department of Forestry and Fire Protection spokesperson Mike Mohler said Wednesday.

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A Year Of California Wildfires