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Multiple fires difficult to contain erupted in California

A 500-acre brush fire erupted in Calimesa on Thursday afternoon when a trash truck dumped burning garbage in the area, in the so-called Sandalwood Fire, which began shortly before 2 p.m. on Sandalwood Drive near the 10 Freeway.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: USA

Power shut-off for 29 counties announced in California

Pacific Gas & Electric announced it was considering a public safety power shut-off for 29 counties between Wednesday morning and Thursday afternoon in California, in a strategy to prevent wildfires.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: USA

The biggest U.S. customer of Boeing's 737 Max sued Boeing on Monday

The union representing pilots for the biggest U.S. customer of Boeing's 737 Max jets sued the company Monday for $100 million in lost income, accusing it of lying when it said the troubled planes were just as safe as their predecessors.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: USA

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