Californians hit hard hard with weekend of wildfire fears
Last updated 8/12/2021 at 4:37pm
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...