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Break in weather aids fight against massive King fire
Break in weather aids fight against massive King fire

Firefighters battling the massive King fire in Northern California took advantage of favorable weather conditions this past weekend to make some progress against the blaze, with containment increasing to 18% overnight Sunday, officials reported. However, shifting weather patterns early this week could generate winds similar to those that fanned the wildfire's explosive growth last week, National Weather Service meteorologist Jason Clapp said. The fire, which at 78,892 acres has so far destroyed at least 10 homes and 22 other structures, has been burning largely out of control in the Eldorado National Forest for more than a week. The fire, which started Sept....

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