• California's devastating wildfires are part of an alarming trend - here's why they've gotten so much worse

    9 days ago - By Chron

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    Three wildfires are burning in California. The Camp Fire, located north of the San Francisco Bay Area, has already claimed at least five lives.
    2018 was already a record-breaking year for California wildfires: the largest blaze in state history burned nearly 460,000 acres over the summer.
    These destructive fires are part of an alarming trend: 12 of California's 15 biggest wildfires ever have occurred since the year 2000.
    As the planet continues to warm, this pattern is likely to get worse.
    The Camp Fire in northern California has spread so fast that five people...
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  • HBO's ‘Westworld' Set Burns Down in California Fire

    9 days ago - By Fortune

    The set for HBO's hit show Westworld has burned up in a growing fire east of Los Angeles.
    Western structures at Paramount Ranch in Agoura, Calif. was among the damage seen Friday from the Woolsey fire, which sparked Thursday night and so far has engulfed 10,000 acres and forced evacuations.
    HBO used Paramount Ranch as one of the filming locations for seasons one and two of Westworld , along with Melody Ranch in Santa Clarita, Fox5 San Diego reported. The network said that the show, which has been renewed for a third season, wasn't in production and that it doesn't yet know the extent of...
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