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Out of the Fire, Up in the Air

A fire-fighting airtanker flies through a smoke-filled sky as it battles the Carr Fire in Redding, California on July 27, 2018. (Boone Ashworth/Xpress)

Boone Ashworth

December 21, 2018

A year and a half before the fire incinerated their community, before they fled a whirlwind of flames, before they lived in a makeshift tent on the charred remains of their property, Jeanette Hernandez and Doug Major watched as their home burned for the first time. Read More »...

Doubtfire on fire

Tami Benedict

January 6, 2015

Story by Tami Benedict and Olympia Zampathas   One of San Francisco's cherished tourist locations was set ablaze last night. Around 8 p.m. the homeowner, Dr. Douglas Ousterhout, 79, said that he could smell smoke and realized that someone had set his front door mat on fire. Ousterhout...

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