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United States of America (the): Wild Fire: 2015/09/12 Country Information on DRR

Period 2015/09/12
Country or District United States of America (the)
Event Type Wild Fire
Outline A Northern California wildfire ranked as the most destructive to hit the drought-stricken U.S. West this year has killed one woman and burned some 400 homes to the ground.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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CNN 2015/09/16
Nearly 600 homes have gone up in flames since the blaze roared to life over the weekend. Another 9,000 are threatened, according to Cal Fire.

Reuters 2015/09/14
By Monday afternoon, 14 September, the blaze had devoured about 61,000 acres (24,690 hectares) of tinder-dry forests, brush and grasslands, and was only about 5 percent contained, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire).