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Forest Fires

Wildfire in Sierra Nevada foothills injures 4 firefighters

AP in St. Louis Post-Dispatch
July 27, 2015
Category: Forest Fires
Region: United States, US West

ALTA, Calif. — Four firefighters have been injured — one seriously — battling a blaze that threatens 150 Northern California homes. Fire spokesman Daniel Berlant says two state firefighters and two U.S. Forest Service members were injured around 5 p.m. Sunday in the 2-square-mile blaze in Nevada County. Three are expected to be treated and released. Berlant says the fourth has injuries that are serious but not life-threatening. The fire in Sierra Nevada foothills is 15 percent contained and burning in heavy, drought-stricken timber.

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