Wildfires

Mud and debris has flowed onto Kanan-Dume Road in an area burned by the Woolsey Fire in Malibu, Calif. Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. Bands of heavy rain are moving across Southern California, raising concerns about mudslides in areas scorched by wildfires. Coastal health authorities are urging people to stay away from beach water, which may contain bacteria, chemicals, debris, trash and other public health hazards due to runoff. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
November 29, 2018 - 7:27 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on rain in California in regions scarred by wildfires (all times local): 4:25 p.m. A Northern California man was forced to evacuate his home for the second time this month when a flash flood hit following a devastating wildfire. Firmware engineer Dale Word of Chico...
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Mud and debris has flowed onto Kanan-Dume Road in an area burned by the Woolsey Fire in Malibu, Calif. Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. Bands of heavy rain are moving across Southern California, raising concerns about mudslides in areas scorched by wildfires. Coastal health authorities are urging people to stay away from beach water, which may contain bacteria, chemicals, debris, trash and other public health hazards due to runoff. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
November 29, 2018 - 6:45 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on rain in California in regions scarred by wildfires (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A thunderstorm in a wildfire-scarred area of Northern California dumped up to 1½ inches (3.8 centimeters) of rain in an hour, toppling trees and trapping motorists in flooded roads...
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Flash flood water blackened by ash and debris from the Holy Fire rushes along Trabuco Creek and under Trabuco Canyon Road in Trabuco Canyon, Calif., on Thursday morning, November 29, 2018. Orange County authorities ordered a mandatory evacuation Thursday of Trabuco Canyon (Mark Rightmire/The Orange County Register via AP)
November 29, 2018 - 6:33 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Flash flooding hit a wildfire-scarred area of Northern California on Thursday, forcing officials to quickly deploy swift water rescue teams to save people stranded in vehicles after a downpour near the Paradise area, officials said. It was not clear how many people were trapped...
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A man and a woman walk in the rain past a holiday ornament Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, in San Francisco. A storm moving into California on Thursday brought rain that threatened to unleash debris flows in wildfire burn areas and snow that could cause travel problems in the Sierra Nevada. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
November 29, 2018 - 6:30 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Flash flooding hit a wildfire-scarred area of Northern California on Thursday, forcing officials to quickly deploy swift water rescue teams to save people stranded in vehicles after a downpour near the Paradise area, officials said. It was not clear how many people were trapped...
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In this photo taken Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, rain showers begin to diminish at the Ferry Building in San Francisco. Forecasters say California will see widespread rain and heavy Sierra Nevada snowfall starting late Wednesday that could create travel problems and unleash damaging runoff from wildfire burn scars. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
November 29, 2018 - 5:25 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on rain in California in regions scarred by wildfires (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Officials say flash flooding has hit a wildfire-scarred area of Northern California and swift water rescue teams have been deployed. The teams are helping people stranded Thursday in...
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In this Nov. 27, 2018, photo, Bill Engfelt poses for a portrait holding the flyer he made while searching for information on his sister, Mirella Harrison, in Solana Beach, Calif. Engfelt and his sister hadn't been in close contact for years when a fire blew through her hometown of Paradise, Calif. After a lengthy search, she was found safe. He's happy to have found his sister, but frustrated at what he felt was a confusing process to locate her. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
November 29, 2018 - 3:01 pm
Dixie Singh is No. 158 on the official list of people missing after Northern California's catastrophic wildfire. That came as news to her. "I am the only Dixie Singh I've ever heard of. And I am alive," the 86-year-old woman said Wednesday. Singh's story illustrates the confusion and uncertainty...
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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2018 file photo, Pacific Gas & Electric crews work to restore power lines in Paradise, Calif. PG&E said in a new filing with the state that it determined weather conditions were no longer dangerous enough to warrant a massive power shut off on Nov. 8 - a decision that came as a massive fire was tearing through a Northern California town. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
November 28, 2018 - 10:34 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some evacuation orders could be lifted early next week for areas devastated by a Northern California wildfire, and residents should be prepared to find bones or bone fragments as they sift through their properties, an official said Wednesday. The death toll from the nation's...
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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2018 file photo, Pacific Gas & Electric crews work to restore power lines in Paradise, Calif. PG&E said in a new filing with the state that it determined weather conditions were no longer dangerous enough to warrant a massive power shut off on Nov. 8 - a decision that came as a massive fire was tearing through a Northern California town. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
November 28, 2018 - 8:42 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Flames already were tearing through a Northern California town earlier this month when Pacific Gas & Electric Co. made the decision that improved weather conditions meant it wouldn't have to shut off power to the area as a precaution against wildfires, according to...
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A Christmas decoration sits among the burned ruins of a store in Paradise, Calif., Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. A wildfire called the Camp Fire tore through the Northern California town killing dozens and destroying thousands of homes and businesses. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
November 28, 2018 - 4:54 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric Co. said in a new filing with the state that it determined weather conditions were no longer dangerous enough to warrant a massive power shut off on Nov. 8 — a decision that came as a massive fire was tearing through a Northern California town...
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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2017, file photo, Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea talks about mandatory evacuations due to the Oroville Dam disaster during a news conference in Oroville, Calif. The Northern California sheriff’s popularity is growing after playing a central role in two major crises. Honea ordered the evacuation of thousands of residents as a wildfire roared through the town of Paradise in Nov. 2018. He also told people living downstream of a dam to flee last year as a spillway threatened to collapse and flood communities. (Bill Husa/The Chico Enterprise-Record via AP, File)
November 28, 2018 - 1:13 pm
CHICO, Calif. (AP) — Those who had fled a deadly Northern California wildfire were looking for answers at an evacuation center when Sheriff Kory Honea walked in. They jumped to their feet, clapped and cheered. The Butte County sheriff came to watch a recent briefing by a state official, but as the...
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