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This California neighborhood was exempt from fire rules. Now much of it is in ashes.

Oct 16, 2017
Over the past week, Northern California has seen some horrific fires blaze across its neighborhoods. One of the remarkable things about those fires, in addition to their speed and the scale of the destruction, is what buildings burned and where…

Even with a break from two bad fire years, Methow Valley businesses still struggle

Sep 29, 2016
Insurance companies are making individual home inspections and are demanding fire improvements from homeowners. Some residents in the area are having difficulty getting insured at all.
Chuck Kisner gives his brood mare and month-old colt some love. Kisner lost nearly everything but his house, his horses and cattle in the last two years of fire in the Methow Valley.
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As fire season arrives, this could be hottest year ever

May 17, 2016
Fire seasons now are two months longer than they were 50 years ago.
The Rocky Fire burns near Clear Lake, California, in August of last year.
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