Flames once again return to California's wine country



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Ash is once again raining down upon California’s Bay area, as the parched land to the north ignites.

Not eight months after firestorms ravaged Northern California wine country, the flames have returned to the region. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, or Cal Fire, reports that the County Fire started at around 2:00 p.m. on June 30, and as of the morning of July 1, had rapidly spread to 16,500 acres. 

The agency says 110 fire trucks have been deployed to the Yolo County area, which abuts California’s famed Napa wine valley. Yolo itself is also rich in vineyards and tasting rooms. Read more…

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