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70,000-acre California wildfire crosses into Nevada, is 0% contained

Posted on AllSides July 30th, 2023
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Unpredictable winds and dry fuels are creating challenges for firefighters struggling to slow a 70,000-acre wildfire that started in California’s Mojave National Preserve and spread across the state border Sunday afternoon into Nevada. Federal fire officials reported that as of 2 p.m. Sunday the York fire was at 0% containment. “Over the last couple of days, there’s been general breezy south to southwest winds across the region, and that’s helped push it off [to] the northeast,” said Ashley Nickerson, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Las Vegas. “We’ve...

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https://latimes.com/california/story/2023-07-30/york-fire-california-nevada

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