Northern California Wildfire Surpasses Biggest Fire from Previous Seasons

Northern California Wildfire Surpasses Biggest Fire from Previous Seasons
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Fire season in California has been harsh the past few years and this season is proving to be no different. Two enormous wildfires in Northern California, near the border of Oregon, have combined to create the largest wildfire that California has seen since the Camp and Woolsey fire in 2018. According to the Incident Information System, which is providing updates on the fire, the Gillem and Caldwell fires merged yesterday to create a burn area of over 79,000 acres. The two combined wildfires, located in Modoc National Forest, are now referred to as the Caldwell fire. With the addition of two other much smaller wildfires in the same area, the burned acreage is up to 81,000. Wildland fire crews have been working around the clock to contain the Caldwell fire. Photo credit: UPIIn yesterday’s report, the incident commander, Mike Nobles noted that the fire was 45% contained. As of yet, there are no official reports regarding the progress of fire containment for today. However, .... Continue Reading at Snowbrains



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