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Climate Change

In California, the largest fire of the year progresses

In California, the largest fire of the year progresses

A fire, the largest of the year in California, progressed on Sunday through the arid regions of the American western state, fanned by strong winds, destroying houses and forcing thousands of people to evacuate their homes, according to the authorities. The blaze, dubbed “McKinney,” destroyed more than 20,638 acres of the Klamath National Forest near the northern California town of Yreka, fire agency CalFire said. It is the largest wildfire since the start of the year in California, which has already been hit by several other fires this summer. State Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency on Saturday,…
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