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Firefighters swarmed to the Central California foothills on Tuesday, attacking a blaze that had grown to 1,300 acres in two days.
After months of warning that drought-stricken California is facing a potentially devastating wildfire season, officials are telling residents it's time to get serious about clearing brush from backyards, creating evacuation plans and exercising caution with equipment that can throw sparks.
A former state fire battalion chief's knowledge of the outdoors and ability to fade into the wilderness by drawing on skills and resources he used on his job makes the search for him more complicated and dangerous, authorities said Friday.
Gov. Jerry Brown issued a second executive order on Friday to deal with California's drought, taking additional steps to help fight wildfires and assist cities and farmers.
California is set to hire several hundred seasonal firefighters to respond to the increase in wildfires across the state.
With winds gusting to 50 mph on Sierra mountain ridges and flames jumping from treetop to treetop, hundreds of firefighters have been deployed to protect mountain communities in the path of a fire raging north of Yosemite National Park.