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More than 100 large wildfires in United States as six new blazes erupt

More than 100 large wildfires in United States as six new blazes erupt”

"Sorry if we weren't supposed to", firefighters from Cal Fire Engine 1489 said in a hand-written note left next to Grant's fish bowl. He's being held on $1 million bail, and faces a maximum sentence of life in prison if convicted.

Commanders from CAL FIRE and the U.S. Forest Service confirmed the death.

A few days ago the 295,970-acre Ranch Fire, part of the Mendocino Complex of Fires east of Ukiah, California, became the largest wildfire in the recorded history of the state.

Firefighters monitor a back fire as they battle the Medocino Complex fire on August 7, 2018 near Lodoga, California.

"The significant challenge for the Ranch Fire is the terrain it's starting to burn into". The deadly fire has burned for almost three weeks and killed eight people.

The fire was also active in the Mid-Mountain Rd. area of above Potter Valley yesterday, but Steers said that although the fire was still on "some tough ground", there had been some success in cutting off its movement towards the Eel River in that portion of the fire.

The firefighters normally work in the Los Padres National Forest.

The firefighter was the sixth person killed battling California's intense wildfires this year, which have been some of the most destructive in more than a decade as they have forced tens of thousands to evacuate.

The second biggest is the Carr Fire in Shasta County, also in Northern California. It is still at 61 percent containment at 61 percent containment at over 201,000 acres. "We are here for you", he said.

The complex is one of about 110 major wildfires burning across the western United States which have burned more than 23,000 sq km, an area larger than the state ofNew Jersey, according to the National Interagency Fire Center. Both had been closed due to the Ferguson Fire and the NPS warned motorists to be cautious of fire and smoke on the roads.



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