California Wildfires: Thoughtful Authorities Help Keep Pet Fish Alive After Homeowners Evacuate

California Wildfires: Thoughtful Authorities Help Keep Pet Fish Alive After Homeowners Evacuate

Together, the Ranch and River fires have scorched 344,890 acres. The fire is 1,900 acres and 55 percent contained. Zinke last week penned an op-ed for USA Today outlining what he calls a proactive approach to fighting fire by utilizing among other steps, tree thinning and prescribed burns. It has consumed 201,680 acres so far and is 61% contained. Despite losing everything they own, many of them still come to work to restore power, fight fires, and fix damaged facilities.

Apparently, the dad felt he had to preemptively break it to the girl that the betta fish probably wouldn't be alive after they were forced from their home during evacuations.

Below this message was another hand written note from police officers.

"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. "Fed your fish on 8-1-2018 @ 10:33 a.m".

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.

Hurricane Hector on track to clip south coast of Hawaii's Big Island
Tropical Storm Ileana also is growing while racing John up the coastline and is forecast to reach hurricane strength later Monday. An area of low pressure we've been watching for the past few days has intensified to Subtropical Storm Debby.

Clark had his arraignment postponed until August 17, after making a freaky appearance in a Santa Ana court on Friday.

Forrest Gordon Clark, 51, was charged with aggravated arson and criminal threats, among other crimes, for allegedly starting the fire. If he is found guilty, he could face life in prison.

The vast majority of the fire - 65,460 acres - has torn through the Sierra National Forest, making it the largest fire in the forest's history, U.S. Forest spokesman for the Ferguson Fire Tom Efird told NPR.

The road into Yosemite Valley was reopened on Tuesday for the first time since July 25, along with two highways into the park.

"We may be nearly close to containment but there's still a lot of work that needs to be done", Efird said.

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