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Dixie Fire burns near in Lassen County, California.(AP)

Climate change, dry weather: Why California burns every year

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Shivani Kumar | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2021 10:32 AM IST
  • According to the forecast of the National Weather Service of the country, the wind speed is likely to become 35mph as it issued red flag warnings for several states in the western region.
California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) staff evaluates a bear, as it is treated for burns suffered from the Bear Fire in Butte County, at the Wildlife Investigations Lab, California, U.S.(via REUTERS)
California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) staff evaluates a bear, as it is treated for burns suffered from the Bear Fire in Butte County, at the Wildlife Investigations Lab, California, U.S.(via REUTERS)

Rescue network attempts to save, rehab animals impacted by California fires

Los Angeles | By Reuters | Posted by: Sanya Budhiraja
PUBLISHED ON OCT 10, 2020 09:33 AM IST
Caregivers at the agency’s Wildlife Investigations Laboratory in Rancho Cordova, near Sacramento, check the animals for signs of smoke inhalation and ensure they are well-hydrated and nourished, along with other treatments.
The fire grew to 142 square miles (368 square kilometers) on Saturday when winds pushed the flames into Juniper Hills.(@GOLDENSTATEOFMINDS via REUTERS)
The fire grew to 142 square miles (368 square kilometers) on Saturday when winds pushed the flames into Juniper Hills.(@GOLDENSTATEOFMINDS via REUTERS)

Homes burned as winds push California fire into desert floor

Juniper Hills, California | By Associated Press | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2020 06:06 AM IST
In northern Los Angeles County, firefighters focused on protecting homes Saturday as increasingly erratic winds pushed the Bobcat Fire toward foothill communities in the Antelope Valley after churning all the way across the San Gabriel Mountains.
The post has been shared with several pictures of officials tending to the puppy.(Facebook/@Butte County Sheriff)
The post has been shared with several pictures of officials tending to the puppy.(Facebook/@Butte County Sheriff)

Rescuers make unexpected discovery in property impacted by California fire, find a puppy that survived

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amrita Kohli
PUBLISHED ON SEP 15, 2020 03:15 PM IST
The post explained that the puppy had a few minor burns and was picked up by Animal Control to be checked at a veterinary centre.
Cal Fire firefighter Anthony Quiroz douses water on a flame as he defends a home during the CZU Lightning Complex Fire in Boulder Creek, California.(REUTERS)
Cal Fire firefighter Anthony Quiroz douses water on a flame as he defends a home during the CZU Lightning Complex Fire in Boulder Creek, California.(REUTERS)

California fires claim 6 lives, threaten thousands of homes

Santa Cruz | By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON AUG 21, 2020 11:56 PM IST
Three major complexes encompassing dozens of fires chewed through a combined 780 square miles (2,020 square kilometers) of forests, canyons and rural areas flanking San Francisco on three sides.
Flames burn close to an entrance of a home during the Tick fire in the Santa Clarita area of Los Angeles, Calif. on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019(AP)
Flames burn close to an entrance of a home during the Tick fire in the Santa Clarita area of Los Angeles, Calif. on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019(AP)

Wind-whipped fires rage across California as lights go dark

Geyserville, California | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2019 06:50 AM IST
In Northern California wine country, authorities ordered 2,000 people to evacuate as a wildfire exploded to more than 15 square miles (39 square kilometers), whipped up by the strong winds that prompted utilities statewide to impose blackouts to prevent such fires from igniting
Search and rescue personnel search a home for human remains in the aftermath of the Camp Fire, in Paradise, California.(AP)
Search and rescue personnel search a home for human remains in the aftermath of the Camp Fire, in Paradise, California.(AP)

Fire that ravaged California mostly contained, death toll rises to 84

Los Angeles | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON NOV 23, 2018 03:39 PM IST
The number of people listed as unaccounted for in the deadliest and most destructive fire in state history stands at 563.
A view of homes destroyed by the Camp Fire is seen in Paradise, California, US.(REUTERS)
A view of homes destroyed by the Camp Fire is seen in Paradise, California, US.(REUTERS)

‘Devil winds’ add fuel to California fires, over 100 missing

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2018 09:14 AM IST
The Camp Fire burned down more than 6,700 homes and businesses in Paradise, more structures than any other California wildfire on record, and the death toll, which could rise, also makes it one of the deadliest.
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