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In this Dec. 16, 2013 photo, a fire burns the hillside in the Big Sur, Calif., region. (AP Photo/The Californian, Travis Geske)

Big Sur wildfire is fully contained

BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) – A late-fall wildfire in central California’s Big Sur region is now fully contained, officials said. Mark Nunez, the incident commander in charge of battling the blaze, announced Friday night that […]


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Powerful winds expected at Ariz. wildfire

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) – Wind more powerful than the gusts that swept an Arizona wildfire over the weekend, killing 19 members of a Hotshot crew, were expected to whip up the flames Tuesday as crews […]