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Thursday, July 03, 2008


As the Gap fire tears through vegetation in Santa Barbara County that hasn't burned since 1954 and Camp Pendleton is ablaze again, the fires across California continue to stretch firefighting resources thin, heading towards the 500,000 acre mark. The military is getting more heavily involved in the fight, with the California National Guard putting boots on the ground while units from the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing and the Air Force's 302nd Air Expeditionary Group tackle fires from the air.

Airmen support California firefighting for sixth day

Crews Battle Wildfire In Camp Pendleton

200 Soldiers Report For Firefighting Training

Big Sur evacuates as massive wildfire spreads

California wildfires intensifying

Goleta fire doubles to 2,400 acres

Saskatchewan Wildfires Send 2,000 Fleeing

Indiana firefighters head to California to battle wildfires

Most of Big Sur evacuated after wildfire spreads

Flawed fire strategy led to big blazes

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