The North Valley Fire

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The North Valley fire was one of the most destructive wildfires to ever burn the state of California.It started september 12 in Lake County, Califorinia a community 100 miles north of the city of San Francisco. The fire began around 1:00 pm in the afternoon,by 6:00 it already destroyed more than 10,000 acres.Entire towns and thousands of residents along a 35-mile stretch of State Route 29 were forced to evacuate, many running as the fire came down the hill toward their homes.California fire spokesman Dan Berlant said “wind gusts that reached up to 30 miles per hour sent embers raining down on homes and made it hard for firefighters to stop the blaze from advancing” .This wind called the Santa Ana spells trouble to anyone trying to stop the
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