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Creek swelled by California snowmelt 'rips apart' bridge

A bridge over Green Creek in Bridgeport, Calif., was damaged on June 20, 2017, after flood warnings were issued by the National Weather Service in Reno, who said that high temperatures were contributing to rapid snowmelt in high-elevation basins. The nearby Twin Lakes Resort posted footage of the bridge damage to Instagram, commenting: “Green Creek, once that little trickle, is now strong enough to rip apart the bridge.”

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Parkway grass fire fought on hot day

Amid hot temperatures, Sacramento Fire Department crews try to extinguish a fire on the American River Parkway. Additional resources and rehab units are en route to the scene, the department reports.

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Creek swelled by California snowmelt 'rips apart' bridge

A bridge over Green Creek in Bridgeport, Calif., was damaged on June 20, 2017, after flood warnings were issued by the National Weather Service in Reno, who said that high temperatures were contributing to rapid snowmelt in high-elevation basins. The nearby Twin Lakes Resort posted footage of the bridge damage to Instagram, commenting: “Green Creek, once that little trickle, is now strong enough to rip apart the bridge.”
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Creek swelled by California snowmelt 'rips apart' bridge 0:16

Creek swelled by California snowmelt 'rips apart' bridge

Parkway grass fire fought on hot day 0:26

Parkway grass fire fought on hot day

Crews battle grass fire on American River Parkway 0:17

Crews battle grass fire on American River Parkway

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