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California Wildfires

The 2018 California wildfire season has been the one of the most destructive on record

Search teams picked through the aftermath of the Camp Fire, named after Camp Creek Road where the fire initially started, in the town of Paradise, California with cadaver dogs. 9,000 firefighters continue in their efforts to contain the fire. Their expectations are grim as they expect the death toll to rise further.

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Gender-Reveal Party Gone Wrong Causes Massive Arizona Wildfire

A gender-reveal party in Arizona on Friday went seriously wrong and caused a massive wildfire in the Coronado National Forest.

37-year-old Border Patrol Agent, Dennis Dickey, started the wildfire after he filled a target with powder that would burst either pink or blue when shot with his rifle. When filling the target Dickey added Tannerite, a substance that is highly explosive. Officials said that when he fired his rifle, the blast sent sparks in the surrounding dry brush and started the fire. He immediately tried to put it out but was unsuccessful.

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