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Soberanes Fire jumps containment lines putting more houses in danger

The Soberanes Fire burning in Monterey County grew to 23,568 acres Wednesday, July 27, 2016, with 10 percent contained; more than 3,000 personnel are working day and night. Mid Coast Fire Chief Cheryl Goetz says that the fire has jumped over containment lines, potentially putting another 75 houses in jeopardy. Chief Goetz will be using "Nextdoor," a private social network, to notify residents what structures have been saved and what structures have been lost.

Fires

Monterey County SPCA helps pet owners displaced by fire

SPCA for Monterey County has stepped up to provide evacuees and their pets with some comfort from the Soberanes fire. SPCA is collecting pet food and monetary donations at Carmel Middle School to provide for local pet owners driven out of their homes by the fire. They are also providing temporary housing to pets at their permanent location, across from Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, and pet rescues for animals that were left behind fire lines.

Technology

Correction: Timber Town's Comeback story

In a story July 27 about a rural Oregon town that has reinvented itself as a high-tech outpost, The Associated Press reported erroneously when Facebook came to Prineville to look for a site for a data center. It was seven years ago, not 15.

Nation & World

Correction: Immigration Overload story

In a story July 26 about refugee programs for Central Americans being expanded by the Obama administration, The Associated Press reported erroneously that that expansion of a program to allow children to reunite with parents in the United States legally would also now allow some of their unmarried siblings to move to the U.S. The siblings are not required to be unmarried.

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Soberanes Fire jumps containment lines putting more houses in danger

The Soberanes Fire burning in Monterey County grew to 23,568 acres Wednesday, July 27, 2016, with 10 percent contained; more than 3,000 personnel are working day and night. Mid Coast Fire Chief Cheryl Goetz says that the fire has jumped over containment lines, potentially putting another 75 houses in jeopardy. Chief Goetz will be using "Nextdoor," a private social network, to notify residents what structures have been saved and what structures have been lost.
Kelsey Grey The Fresno Bee
Soberanes Fire jumps containment lines putting more houses in danger 1:14

Soberanes Fire jumps containment lines putting more houses in danger

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Fire crews battle flames at Pallets Unlimited in Lincoln

Monterey County SPCA helps pet owners displaced by fire 2:22

Monterey County SPCA helps pet owners displaced by fire

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Nevada County pot advocates say new growing plan violates will of voters