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Coverage of brush fires across the state

Friday, Nov 16, 2018 at 02:55 AM PST

Smoke Spreading From California Fires Sparks Health Concerns

Smoke Spreading From California Fires Sparks Health Concerns

Smoke masks. Eye drops. No outdoor exercise. This is how Californians are trying to cope with wildfires choking the state, but experts say an increase in serious health problems may be almost inevitable for...

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 09:30 PM PST

PG&E Line Suspected in Camp Fire Had Issue in 2012 Storm

PG&E Line Suspected in Camp Fire Had Issue in 2012 Storm

An NBC Bay Area investigation has found that five PG&E towers collapsed in a storm back in 2012 on the same transmission line where a damaged tower is now suspected of causing the deadly Camp Fire.

Friday, Nov 16, 2018 at 11:34 PM PST

Fire Leaves Behind Nothing but Ashes in Paradise

Fire Leaves Behind Nothing but Ashes in Paradise

A mother searching for her son, a husband who lost his wife to a stroke two months ago, two roommates just trying to survive — all victims of California’s deadliest and most destructive wildfire, all living...

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 06:33 PM PST

Woman in Wheelchair Crawls Out of Home to Escape Camp Fire

Woman in Wheelchair Crawls Out of Home to Escape Camp Fire

"I thought I was going to die. I really did." Those are the words of Helen Thomas, a 62-year-old stroke victim who uses a wheelchair and somehow managed to get herself out of her home as flames from the Camp...

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 08:10 PM PST

Fire Refugees Camp in Walmart Parking Lot Amid Uncertainty

Fire Refugees Camp in Walmart Parking Lot Amid Uncertainty

Fire refugee Anna Goodnight sat on an overturned shopping cart Thursday in a Walmart parking lot as she ate scrambled eggs and tater tots while her husband drank a Budweiser. The couple was trying to put a good...

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