Border Patrol agent pleads guilty to starting wildfire fire in gender reveal gone wrong

  1. Border Patrol agent pleads guilty to starting wildfire fire in gender reveal gone wrong  NBCNews.com
  2. Border Patrol Agent Given $220K Fine After Gender Reveal Party Starts 47000 Acre Wildfire  The Inquisitr
  3. This gender reveal party sparked a massive 47000 acre wildfire  BBC News
  4. A Border Patrol agent threw a gender-reveal party. He ended up starting a 47000-acre wildfire.  Washington Post
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Crews fight to outflank raging Northern California wildfire

Crews fight to outflank raging Northern California wildfireFirefighters battled on Saturday to outflank a wildfire that has forced the closure of an interstate highway in Northern California as the blaze swept through explosively dry mountain timber in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest for a fourth day. As of midday Saturday, the Delta Fire had scorched nearly 37,000 acres (14,973 hectares) in the Cascade range since erupting on Wednesday in a forest canyon along the Sacramento River, about 250 miles (402 km) north of San Francisco, fire officials said. No serious injuries or deaths have been reported, but the blaze has caused major travel disruptions.


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Crews fight to outflank raging Northern California wildfire

  1. Crews fight to outflank raging Northern California wildfire  Reuters
  2. Interstate 5 still closed, businesses slumping as Delta fire continues to burn in Shasta County, north of Redding  Los Angeles Times
  3. What you should know about the wildfire that has cut off I-5  The Mercury News
  4. California Today: Amid Another Blaze, Firefighters Ask for More Funding  New York Times
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Crews battle for 3rd day to outflank Northern California wildfire

Crews battle for 3rd day to outflank Northern California wildfireA fierce wildfire that has forced the closure of an interstate highway in Northern California raged for a third day on Friday through explosively dry mountain timber in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, as crews battled to outflank the flames. The Delta Fire has scorched nearly 25,000 acres (10,000 hectares) in the Cascade range since erupting on Wednesday in a forest canyon along the Sacramento River, about 250 miles (402 km) north of San Francisco, fire officials said. The underbrush is being removed with a combination of bulldozers and hand tools, as well as controlled burning operations, said Captain Brandon Vaccaro, a spokesman for the Delta fire incident command.


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New wildfire rips through northern California

New wildfire rips through northern CaliforniaA new wildfire was raging in northern California on Friday, having already devastated almost 25,000 acres (10,000 hectares) in just two days and continuing to spread. Dubbed the Delta Fire, the blaze was the latest outbreak to hit the region this summer, and was said by officials to have been triggered by arson. The fire was initially reported in the Lakehead area, 150 miles (240 kilometers) north of the state capital Sacramento and at the heart of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest around midday on Wednesday.


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Northern California wildfire threatens homes, closes major highway

Northern California wildfire threatens homes, closes major highwayThe Delta fire erupted on Wednesday in a canyon along the Sacramento River about 250 miles north of San Francisco and by Thursday morning had scorched more than 15,000 acres, triple the area that had burned some 12 hours earlier. The blaze was near where the deadly Carr fire incinerated hundreds of dwellings in and around the town of Redding this summer. No casualties have been reported from the Delta fire but there were some close calls.


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