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Cal Fire tips on preventing wildfires
According to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, about 95 percent of California wildfires are human-caused.
Much of California will be at greater-than-usual risk from fire this week, and into mid-fall.
Fire weather watches are in effect this weekend throughout most of Northern California, and meteorologists expect to issue watches for parts of Southern California next week when temperatures soar into triple digits.
Temperatures could reach 100 degrees in places along the Sacramento Valley floor and inland Southern California, and up to 110 degrees in desert regions like Palm Springs/Sonoran Desert...Read More