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Huge California fire grows; Montana blaze threatens towns

 

August 12, 2021



GREENVILLE, Calif. (AP) — California's largest single wildfire in recorded history continued to grow Wednesday after destroying more than 1,000 buildings, nearly half of them homes, while authorities in Montana ordered evacuations as a wind-driven blaze roared toward several remote communities.

The dangerous fires were among some 100 large blazes burning across 15 states, mostly in the West, where historic drought conditions have left lands parched and ripe for ignition.

The east end of Northern California's massive Dixie Fire flared up on Tuesday as afternoon winds increased, fire offic...



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