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A firefighter killed in California"s largest wildfire in state history was hit by an 87-foot tree that got uprooted in a fire-suppressant drop that went wrong

REUTERS/Fred Greaves A firefighter lost his life battling the largest fire in California history last month in a ser.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 14th, 2018

As California firefighters battled the state"s largest wildfire, Verizon throttled their data

A Northern California fire department says Verizon slowed its wireless data speeds to a crawl last month, rendering some of its high-tech tracking equipment almost useless as firefighters battled the largest wildfire in state history......»»

Category: topSource: moneyAug 22nd, 2018

The Carr fire — one of the most destructive in California history — has now killed 7 people, and it"s still spreading

AP Photo/Noah Berger The Carr wildfire in California is one of the most destructive in state history. It has now killed seven people, and continues to spread. The Carr fire is one of three currently burning hundreds of thousands of acres in Californ.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 5th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: ‘Complete devastation’ as California fire death toll rises to 44, hundreds missing

Forty-two people have died in the 117,000-acre Camp Fire raging in Northern California’s Butte County and hundreds are missing, the sheriff said Monday, making it the deadliest wildfire in state history......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 13th, 2018

Northern California Wildfire: 42 Killed, Now Deadliest in Golden State History

Nor.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsNov 13th, 2018

New wildfire tears through drought-stricken forest as California reels from its biggest fire in state history

AP Photo/Noah Berger The Delta Fire in Northe.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 8th, 2018

California’s Record Fire Season Update

California’s Record Fire Season Update It is a record-setting year for wildfires in California. Among 3 major blazes, 1 threatened Yosemite National Park and another became the largest in state history. The Ferguson Fire w.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsAug 16th, 2018

10 Haunting Photos As California"s Largest Wildfire Ever Spirals Out Of Control

On Monday, the twin fires being treated as one incident north of San Francisco became the largest wildfire in state history,.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 7th, 2018

Mendocino Complex wildfire now the largest in California history

The Mendocino Complex fire continued to grow Monday, becoming the largest wildfire in recorded California history......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 7th, 2018

California is now staring down the largest wildfire in state history

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Twin Northern California blazes fueled by dry vegetation and hot, windy weather grew Monday to become the largest wildfire in state history. Fi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 7th, 2018

An out-of-control wildfire in California is now the 2nd largest in the state"s history — see photos from the scene

REUTERS/Fred Greaves/File Photo Cali.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 6th, 2018

Ominous "Fire Cloud" Looms Over California Hellscape As Exhausted Firefighters Battle Fatigue

As California battles its 7th most destructive wildfire in state history, Mendocino County resident Dylan Duarte captured a giant mushroom cloud rising above hills in the distance.  #RanchFire #RiverFire #Mendoc.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 31st, 2018

A contagious virus is infecting people at California evacuation shelters amid the state"s most destructive wildfire in history

A contagious gastrointestinal illness has.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 17th, 2018

California "Camp Fire" Deadliest, Most Destructive In State History As Death Toll Hits 42

California "Camp Fire" Deadliest, Most Destructive In State History As Death Toll Hits 42.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 13th, 2018

Trump OKs disaster aid as death toll rises to 42 in Northern California wildfire

The death toll in a Northern California wildfire rose to at least 42, officials said Monday night, making it the deadliest such blaze in state history. An addi.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 12th, 2018

Photos: Northern California hospitals respond to deadly Camp Fire

As California’s most destructive wildfire continues to tear through the northern parts of the state, Sacramento's regional hospitals are pooling resources to support victims of the Camp Fire. The blaze overwhelmed the town of Paradise on Nov. 8.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 12th, 2018

PG&E Hammered on Coming Wildfire Claims

Some wildfires currently raging in California may have been sparked by equipment owned by two of the state's largest electric utilities, PG&E and Edison International......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstNov 12th, 2018

California Was Already Facing an Insurance Crisis. The Deadliest Wildfires in State History Are Making It Even Worse

Damages are expected to top $19 billion this year. The Camp Fire in Northern California and the Woolsey Fire in suburban Los Angeles continue to burn, with the death toll reaching 31 as weather remains dry thro.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 12th, 2018

California’s $442 Million Fire Budget Is Exhausted—and Needs $234 Million More to Keep Fighting

As the state scrambles for more resources, California wildfire victims claim hundreds of million in losses. California wildfires have scorched the state this summer, and the costs continue to mount. California’s fire agenc.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 6th, 2018

Drones offer help from above in the battle against California"s fires

These eyes in the sky may become firefighters' best tools for combating one of the worst wildfire seasons in state history......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 27th, 2018

Verizon makes changes as lawmakers decry firefighters" woes

A nationwide telecommunications company that slowed internet service to firefighters as they battled the largest wildfire in California history says it has removed all speed cap restrictions for fir.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 24th, 2018