Experienced backpackers, they had lit their cookstove uneventfully hundreds of times. Then came a gust. And, later, the bill.
[slideshow-1] Cal Fire confirmed Sunday that the nearly 500-acre wildland fire located at the Spanish Flat in Kings Range is 100 percent contained. ... The fire, which started Friday night, ended up covering 498 acres of grasslands with minimal effect on timberlands…
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