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Fire E. of Sacramento threatens 2,000 homes

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Officials say more than 2,000 homes are threatened and huge swaths of timberland have been destroyed by an out-of-control wildfire in Northern California.

Fire danger remains threat on High Desert

Officials: C.O. wildfire threat remains high

Fire officials said Wednesday that wildfire danger remains high on the High Desert, but lessening activity in September has allowed for reduction of fire crews.

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New human-caused fire in Ochocos nearly contained

A human-caused wildfire spotted Tuesday afternoon on the Ochoco National Forest 40 miles east of Prineville burned about 55 acres and was 95 percent contained by Wednesday, officials said.

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Officials: Weed wildfire destroyed 110 homes

WEED, Calif. (AP) — Officials now say a wildfire that ripped through a Northern California town destroyed about 110 homes and damaged another 90.

Weed, Calif. wildfire aftermath

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Crews battle California fire's explosive growth

WEED, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of additional firefighters have been dispatched to a fast-growing wildfire in Northern California as crews continue to mop up another blaze that tore through a small town.

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Crews make progress on wildfire near Estacada

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Hundreds of residents near a western Oregon wildfire have heard some good news: fire crews are making progress against the fire southeast of Estacada and it is 7 percent contained.

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Wildfire burns homes, 2 churches in Weed, Calif.

WEED, Calif. (AP) — Aided by calmer winds and another day of fire-retardant bomber sorties, firefighters are mopping up around a fire in the far Northern California town of Weed.

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1 California wildfire grows rapidly as others ease

POLLOCK PINES, Calif. (AP) — While crews gained ground on a wildfire that damaged 100 homes in far Northern California, another blaze east of Sacramento is growing rapidly — threatening homes and forcing evacuations.

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Wildfire near Estacada grows by half

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A wildfire in Clackamas County has spread through the night, and authorities said Tuesday its area has grown by about half, to about 3,600 acres.

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Governor OKs aid to fight new wildfire

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber has authorized the state fire marshal to send resources to help fight a wildfire near Estacada that threatens dozens of homes.

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