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California’s largest wildfire of the year burns near Yosemite

Posted on AllSides July 25th, 2022
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More than 16,000 acres have burned as firefighters in Northern California continue to battle the Oak Fire near Yosemite National Park. 

The number of personnel assigned to fight the blaze jumped from 403 to 2,093 in the past 24 hours as the fire has become one of the state's largest. 

 "Any spots that are flying, if they do, land into the fuels. Those fuels are so receptive and that's what's causing this fire to grow so, so rapidly and giving us such a hard fight," said Natasha Fouts, a Cal Fire spokesperson,...

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