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California wildfire updates: Fast-moving fire in Santa Cruz mountains threatens structures

A rash of fires this year has destroyed homes, subjected residents to evacuation orders and resulted in at least one death.

Here are some of the fires now burning in California:

  • Loma fire: 2,250 acres burned in the Santa Cruz mountains; destroyed seven structures, including one home; 10% contained as of Sept. 28; began Sept. 26.
  • Sawmill fire: 1,500 acres burned in Sonoma County; 55% contained as of Sept. 27; began Sept. 25.
  • Canyon fire: 12,518 acres burned at Vandenberg Air Force Base in Santa Barbara County; fully contained; began Sept. 17
  • Soberanes fire: 128,380 acres burned, one person killed and 68 structures destroyed in Monterey County; 81% contained as of Sept. 27; began July 22
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