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Californians hit hard hard with weekend of wildfire fears

 

Last updated 8/12/2021 at 4:37pm

Firefighters battling the Dixie Fire clear Highway 89 after a burned tree fell across the roadway in Plumas County, Friday, Aug. 6. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Daisy Nguyen and Noah Berger

The Associated Press

GREENVILLE, Calif. (AP) – After four years of homelessness, Kesia Studebaker thought she finally landed on her feet when she found a job cooking in a diner and moved into a house in the small community of Greenville.

She had been renting for three months and was hoping stability would help her win back custody of her 14-year-old daughter. But in just one night, a raging wildfire tore through the mountain town and "took it all away," she said.

Fueled by strong winds and bone-dry vegetation, the Dixie Fire grew to become the largest single...



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