With high winds expected to worsen, throwing hot embers over containment lines, "we could continue to see those conditions pose difficulty for us into the night-time hours", he told Reuters by telephone.
- The forward spread of the so-called Western Fire in Mendocino County has been stopped and is 50 percent contained, Cal Fire officials tweeted Wednesday evening.
Another major blaze known as the Ferguson Fire broke out near the popular Yosemite National Park nearly three weeks ago, on July 13, and was only 39 percent contained by Thursday, officials said. The Eel Fire is about 10 miles east of Covelo and is up to 1,000 acres.it's just 5 percent contained, and only 38 people are working on it.
"The fuels are flashier than they are here", said Karels, the Florida Forest Service Director.
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The Kiki challenge requires the participant to alight from a moving vehicle dance to the song and then climb back into the auto . He added that he will comment on the details of the case after getting further information on the same.
Iran’s parliament to question president Rouhani over economic woes
The Majlis deputy speaker said the situation is not right for negotiations "because it will be accompanied by disgrace and humiliation ".
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Tired firefighters in Northern California were outflanking a deadly, 10-day-old blaze on Wednesday that has destroyed over 1,000 homes as authorities reopened more evacuated neighbourhoods and the last few people listed as missing were found alive.
Law enforcement officials said the last four people reported as missing were found safe on Wednesday. This has been a tough fire season, which traditionally goes until the end of October and that means the worse could still be to come.
Blistering heat, shifting winds, steep terrain and plentiful dried growth continued to challenge more than 4,000 firefighters battling the Carr Fire, which has killed six people, including two firefighters. The 1,018 homes, 12 businesses and 435 other buildings that have been confirmed as destroyed place the blaze sixth on the state's list of most destructive fires.
The fire burning for 11 days in and around the city of Redding is now 200 square miles (518 square kilometers).