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California Fires: Get the Latest 2018 Wildfire Updates From These Google Maps

Posted On: Nov 8, 2018   |   Posted By: Fortune

California wildfires are burning again, with the Camp Fire near Chico the latest large fire to erupt in Northern California. The Camp Fire, burning in Butte County, has forced more than 20,000 Californians to evacuate and burned “multiple” structures, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. Even though Chico is more than 150 miles north of San Francisco, a smoke advisory has been issued for the entire Bay Area, as well as other parts of Northern California.
Google Maps continues to update its 2018 California fire map on the various blazes, as well as a Google Crisis Map with information about specific California wildfires including the Camp Fire. The California fire map also includes info about air quality, evacuation orders, shelters, fire containment statistics, road closures, and more.
Google's 2018 Statewide Fire Map for California lists all the active fires in the state for which California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection is responding.
The Camp Fire began early Thursday morning...

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