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Hot, dry weather has fueled wildfires across the West much earlier in the year than expected.

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All Evacuations Lifted in California's Blue Cut Fire

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Displaced Lives Amid Charred Ruins of Valley Fire

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California Wildfires Displace Thousands

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Enormous Rocky Fire Blazes Through California

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