Firefighter dies in Mendocino Complex Fire

A truck and a street are covered in fire retardant dropped by an air tanker as crews battle a wildfire Friday Aug. 10 2018 in Lake Elsinore Calif

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He said crews were able to hold it back from the majority of the summer homes in that area, and they are working to control the fire "back around the the southern fork" of Lake Pillsbury.

His bail has been set at $1 million dollars. The Ranch Fire is 62 percent contained as of Monday morning.

Cal Fire has announced the Ranch Fire as the largest in California history at over 287,000 acres.

While it's not the largest burning in the state, the Holy Fire has raised concerns about effects on residential communities.

Eight civilians have also been killed in the blazes across the state.

Cal Fire predicts the Mendocino fire will be fully contained by September 1.

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A witness, Ewalina Ochab, said: "I think it looked intentional - the vehicle drove at speed and towards the barriers". Photographs on social media showed the alleged driver in handcuffs being escorted away by police.

A recently released video shows what it's like to fly in the cockpit of one of the California National Guard C-130s now working to contain the Carr fire, one of the largest wildfires in California's history.

The mapping flight Sunday night did not show any major fire activity on the rest of the fire, or on any of the perimeter of the other fire in the Complex, the River Fire west of Clear Lake. Three firefighters have died in the blaze, which started on July 23 and has burned through 206,000 acres and destroyed 1,077 homes near Redding in the far northern Shasta County in California. It is still at 61 percent containment at 61 percent containment at over 201,000 acres.

"Whether you believe or don't believe in climate change, it doesn't relieve you of the responsibility to remove the dead and dying timber and manage our forests, so you don't have these burns", Zinke said. The blaze has taken the lives of fire personnel and civilians, devouring homes and forest habitat.

On Monday, Yosemite National Park officials announced the reopening of Wawona Road and Mariposa Grove to visitors.

The Carr Fire, which began nearly three weeks ago, has destroyed nearly 1,100 residences.

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