A mechanic helping to fight the Carr Fire near Redding in northern Californiawas killed in a auto crash on Thursday, the eighth person to die in that conflagration. Not only was their house still standing, but Grant the fish was alive and well-fed.
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The Ranch Fire has grown significantly since yesterday evening, increasing in size by 8,491 acres to 295,970 as of this morning's CalFire update - and due to the increase in the fire's size, containment dropped to 59%.
Here, a firefighter walks through smoke during the Mendocino Complex Fire in Lakeport, California, on July 30, 2018.
Cal Fire predicts the Mendocino fire will be fully contained by September 1.
At least one happy story has sprouted up amongst so many tales of woe coming out of California's historically destructive Carr Fire.
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"After a father informed his daughter that her fish was likely dead, both were in for quite a shock when they returned home to a well-fed fish!" the Fire Department tweeted.
Forrest Clark, 51, made several outbursts, claiming his life was being threatened and saying the arson charge against him was a lie. He is being held at the Orange County Jail on $1 million bail.
The unidentified firefighter was killed on Monday while battling the Ranch Fire, one of two blazes that make up the Mendocino Complex, which has already charred about 349,000 acres (141,200 hectares), the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) said. It is 86 percent contained, with full containment expected on Wednesday. "Fire crews continue working on bringing bring the east edge of the fire back in to the Mendocino National Forest, but obstacles and access still prove to be challenging", Cal Fire said.
Almost 19,000 acres of the Stanislaus National Forest and about 11,000 acres of Yosemite National Forest also have been razed.
If all goes well, firefighters still don't expect to the have the massive blaze completely contained until sometime in September.
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