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Burn. Build. Repeat: Why our wildfire policy is so deadly

Welcome to California’s endless cycle of destruction.
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California faces a huge challenge as fires get bigger, faster and increasingly destructive.
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California fire now the largest in state history: ‘People are on edge’

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California’s Carr Fire may have unleashed the most intense fire tornado ever observed in the U.S.

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Carr Fire 2018: Why it’s one of the severest fires in California history

Heat, wind, and drought conspired to create a ferocious, deadly fire.
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Surrounded by fire, California politicians question links to climate change

As Carr fire claims lives and homes in pro-Trump area, local residents reject science: "It's bull."

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A new normal for California: Destructive wildfires throughout the state

The Carr fire has become one of the most destructive wildfires in California history.
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Carr Fire: What happens when the blazes are doused?

Although it could be weeks or months away, the Carr Fire and other horrific wildfires across the U.S. West will eventually be doused, with the flames and smoke a distant memory. But how long will it be before things return to 'normal?' For some folks, it could be years, or perhaps never.
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Carr fire: California blaze kills 3 more

The raging wildfire doubled in size between Thursday and Friday and threatened thousands of buildings.
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