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The King fire has raged for nearly two weeks, consumed more than 95,000 acres of timber across two counties and a national forest, chased more than 2,800 people from their homes and threatened the lives and livelihoods of thousands of others.
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A welcome rain was falling in the mountains Thursday where the King fire grew over 2,000 acres overnight and containment of the wildland blaze increased from 38 to 43 percent.
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In advance of an expected shift in weather that could help firefighters get the upper hand on the massive King fire, an inmate firefighter suffered a serious injury Wednesday when a tree limb struck him.

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