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Faulty hot tub caused deadly 2015 Valley Fire, officials say

Alameda Fire Dept.
| The fire was the state's third most destructive blaze and forced the evacuation of tens of thousands of residents and businesses.

Pilot Fire: Schools closed, containment at 64 percent

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There are 1,475 firefighters battling the fire, including 98 engines, 14 water tenders, 41 crews, 14 dozers and one helicopter.

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Pilot Fire: School districts remain closed, fire grows

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All Hesperia and Apple Valley schools were set to remain closed Wednesday due to poor air quality, according to the U.S. Forest Service.

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Pilot Fire grows to 10 square miles, evacuations ordered

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A wildfire burning in the mountains between Lake Arrowhead and Silverwood Lake was about 6 percent contained late Monday.

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Pilot Fire breaks out in San Bernardino, evacuations ordered

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A fast-moving fire broke out shortly after noon on Sunday near Silverwood Lake on the north side of the San Bernardino Mountains.

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Super Scoopers arrive in LA to help with fire season

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Arriving three weeks early, the two water-dropping airplanes now in L.A. County will be here for at least three months — longer if fire season gets brutal.

Soberanes Fire caused by abandoned campfire

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Fires in central and northern California continue to burn, displacing residents and threatening homes.

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Firefighter's families weather long wildfire seasons

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"Hotshot" firefighters work for weeks away from family during the dry months. “Sometimes I don’t even recognize him because he is covered in smoke and dirt," one wife said.

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