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Crews boost containment in California fire zones

Firefighters continued to make progress Sunday against the deadly wildfires ravaging neighborhoods up and down California, boosting containment as more residents were allowed to return home.

A red flag warning remained in effect in parts of Northern California, where the Camp fire in Butte County has burned 149,500 acres, killed at least 76 people and destroyed 12,786 structures, according to

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