Calif. firefighters battle blazes while new ones erupt

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Firefighters in California have been batting numerous blazes nonstop, trying to save millions of people and homes from the flames.

The biggest fire, the Kincade Fire, has incinerated parts of the wine country in Sonoma County since last week. Further south, multiple wildfires continue spreading near Los Angeles and surrounding counties.

Here are all the wildfires currently threatening the state, from the most active to those nearing full containment:

Maria Fire

It was first reported on October 31 in Ventura County

Size: 8,730 acres

Containment: 0%

Getty Fire

It started October 28 in Los Angeles

Size: 745 acres

Containment: 66%

Cause: A eucalyptus tree limb fell into power lines.

Kincade Fire

It started October 23 in Sonoma County

Size: 77,758 acres

Containment: 68%

Cause: It’s still under investigation but PG<><> <><> <><><><><><><><><><><><> <><> <><><><><><><><> <><> <><><><><><><><><><> <><> <><><><><><><><> <><> <><><><><><><><> <><> <><><><><><><><> <><> <><><><><><><><><><> <><> <><><><><><><><> <><> <><><><><><><><> <><> <><><><><><><><><>&E’s equipment may have been involved in the start of blaze, the utility said in reports filed with the California Public Utility Commission./ppstrong46 Fire/strong/ppIt started October 31 in Riverside County/ppSize: 300 acres/ppContainment: 70%/ppCause: Riverside police blame the driver of a stolen car that officers were chasing. The 15-minute chase ended in a field, and the car’s damaged tires sparked the fire, a href=”http://www.cnn.com/2019/11/01/us/california-fires-friday/index.html” target=”_blank”police said/a. Two suspects were arrested, authorities said./ppstrongHillside Fire/strong/ppIt started October 31 in San Bernardino County/ppSize: 200 acres/ppContainment: 70%/ppstrongPalisades Fire /strong/ppIt started October 21 in Los Angeles/ppSize: 42 acres/ppContainment: a href=”https://www.lafd.org/news/pacific-palisades-brush-fire” target=”_blank”75%/a/ppstrongTaboose Fire/strong/ppIt was first reported on October 7 in the Inyo National Forest/ppSize: 10,296 acres/ppContainment: 75%/ppstrongEasy Fire/strong/ppIt started October 30 in Ventura County/ppSize: 1,806 acres/ppContainment: 80%/ppstrongHill Fire/strong/ppIt started October 30 in Riverside County/ppSize: 628 acres/ppContainment: 80%/ppstrongOld Water Fire/strong/ppIt started October 24 in a href=”https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6652/” target=”_blank”San Bernardino County/a/ppSize:145 acres/ppContainment: 85%/ppstrongCaples Fire/strong/ppIt started October 10 in the El Dorado National Forest/ppSize: 3,435 acres/ppContainment: 90%/ppstrongBurris Fire/strong/ppIt was first spotted on October 27 in Mendocino County/ppSize: 703 acres/ppContainment: 94%/ppstrongSaddle Ridge Fire/strong/ppIt was first reported on October 10 in Los Angeles County/ppSize: 8,799 acres/ppContainment: 97%/ppAbout 100,000 people were evacuated/p