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A Flat Tire Started Deadly California Fire

A Flat Tire Started Deadly California Fire

Neetu Chandak | Contributor Officials said a flat tire caused the deadly Carr Fire in Northern California when its rim skidded the asphalt, which caused sparks to ignite the sixth most destructive fire recorded in the state. A tractor trailer’s tire fell flat on a road near Redding, California, on July 23. The sparks from […]

Carr Fire heads west into Trinity County; evacuations remain in Redding

Carr Fire heads west into Trinity County; evacuations remain in Redding

BY TONY BIZJAK, RYAN SABALOW AND DALE KASLER tbizjak@sacbee.com REDDING  The Carr Fire continued turning west early Sunday, burning the western flanks of Shasta County while easing the immediate threat to the embattled city of Redding. The deadly blaze, which had chewed through 89,000 acres as of early Sunday, began surging into Trinity County. The tiny Trinity […]