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Calif. Crews Use ‘Back Burning’ to Contain Fire

October 12, 2017

Authorities issued a voluntary evacuation order for Sonoma as high winds were expected Thursday in areas north of San Francisco. Crews utilized "back burns" in the area, or intentionally set dry brush ablaze to create a buffer zone. (Oct. 12)

Authorities issued a voluntary evacuation order for Sonoma as high winds were expected Thursday in areas north of San Francisco. Crews utilized “back burns” in the area, or intentionally set dry brush ablaze to create a buffer zone. (Oct. 12)

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