Fire Danger Rises as Heat Wave Hits California

Gas is flared as waste (L) from the Monterey Shale formation where gas and oil extraction using hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is on the verge of a boom, as the sun sets on March 22, 2014 near Buttonwillow, California. David McNew / Getty Images

Temperatures that could rise to 100 degrees are expected to be accompanied by Santa Ana Winds this week.

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