Crews battling deadly California wildfire slowed by returning winds

Firefighters on a structure protection team watch a plume of smoke grow from the Ranch Fire (Mendocino Complex) in the hills north of Upper Lake, California, U.S. August 1, 2018. REUTERS/Fred Greaves

(Reuters) – Crews battling a deadly wildfire in California faced a resurgence of gusty winds on Thursday, hampering progress they were making this week to keep the blaze from spreading. After three days of light winds that had helped firefighters make significant headway, a “red flag” warning for heightened fire danger was set to go […]

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