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Firefighters Light Backfires to Slow Blazes

July 31, 2018

A pair of wildfires that prompted evacuation orders for nearly 20,000 people barreled Monday toward small lake towns in Northern California. Firefighters were lighting backfires near Lakeport in an effort to keep the flames from spreading. (July 30)

A pair of wildfires that prompted evacuation orders for nearly 20,000 people barreled Monday toward small lake towns in Northern California. Firefighters were lighting backfires near Lakeport in an effort to keep the flames from spreading. (July 30)

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