Authorities say firefighter killed battling Northern California

14 August, 2018, 19:08 | Author: Teresa Adams
  • California Wildfires: Thoughtful Authorities Help Keep Pet Fish Alive After Homeowners Evacuate

The intensity of this year's fire season, one of California's worst in more than a decade, showed the need for clearing underbrush and removing dead trees, Zinke told KRCR-TV during the visit.

The fire has burned 186,416 acres and was 55 percent contained. The cooler temperatures gave firefighters on Monday a chance to attack the string of major wildfires across California, fire officials said. Burning operations were performed in more active portions of the fire, while mop-up and patrol efforts continued throughout the less active areas.

"As you can imagine, the province of B.C.is extremely busy with fires all over the province including adjacent to communities and so there just aren't enough resources to man and put personnel on every fire", incident commander Jane Park explained.

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In Southern California the Holy Fire, which authorities say was set on August 6 by a disgruntled homeowner in an Orange County canyon, was 52 percent contained after torching more than 22,000 acres (8,900 hectares) and destroying a dozen cabins.

Although the Mendocino Complex Fire has resulted in two injuries and destroyed 264 structures since it sparked July 27, it had not proved fatal.

After a month of burning, the Ferguson Fire has singed 96,457 acres across three national forests and private land. The deadly fire has burned for almost three weeks and killed eight people.

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Late Monday, officials announced that a firefighter had died while combating the Mendocino Complex fires; no further details were made available.

The Carr Fire is one of multiple fires that have been raging in California in recent weeks, forcing tens of thousands from their homes and business. "We are dedicated to investigating what happened", said Sean Kavanaugh.

"They provided her with water and helped her get back on her feet", the Cleveland National Forest said in a tweet.

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Cal Fire shared the unlikely tale to Twitter on Saturday when they posted a photo of a perfectly happy looking pet fish.

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