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Randy Moore

Op-ed: USDA Forest Service and wildfires

USDA Forest Service doesn’t leave when the fire is out By Randy Moore, Regional Forester, Pacific Southwest Region, U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service   Natural disasters can occur at any given time and in any given area. The size, duration and damages are usually unpredictable. The devastation, destruction and cost of California wildfires are […]

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Update on California wildfires

News release More than 9500 firefighters continue to battle 24 large wildfires in California. Showers and thunderstorms will continue in Northern California today. Most of the showers and thunderstorms will be north of Weaverville in the west, and over the higher terrain throughout the north and east. Thunderstorms will be producing rainfall, but dry strikes and new […]

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Update on Schaeffer, other California fires

Schaeffer Fire Progresses East into Upper Rattlesnake Canyon July 9, 2017 Morning Update Acres Burned: 14,342                                                           Structures Threatened: 13 Containment: 11%                                                                 Injuries: 1 minor Personnel: 798                                                                      Fuel Type:Brush, timber, heavy dead and down Start Date: June 24   ***A Forest closure order for the area of the fire, including all roads and trails has been […]

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