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Mosquito Fire rages out of control in Northern California

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Mosquito Fire rages out of control in Northern California

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Biden leaves American Muslims wantingWhen President Biden was elected in 2020, Muslim Americans hoped to see a change in representation in government. At the time, hate crimes against Muslims were on the rise, and anti-Islamic rhetoric was surging, which critics attribute, in part, to former President Trump. The former president took a hardline stance on Muslims, signing an executive order…


Over 11,000 People Evacuated Due to Mosquito Fire Burning in Northern CaliforniaThe Mosquito fire in Northern California was holding at 46,587 acres (about 73 square miles) and was 10 percent contained on Monday, September 12, according to Cal Fire.The Placer County Sheriff’s Office reported approximately 5,848 homes were threatened, and 11,260 people had been evacuated due to the fire, which is burning in parts of Placer County and El Dorado County, California.Cal Fire said the fire is progressing to the north and east, and the “historically dry fuel moisture in the vegetation” is driving the fire’s growth despite cooler temperatures.Footage uploaded to Facebook by the Placer County Sheriff’s Office shows the fire burning and smoke rising into the air. Credit: Placer County Sheriff’s Office via Storyful

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These are the four largest fires currently burning in the Western USStory at a glance Nationally, more than 90 active wildfires have consumed close to 814,000 acres so far and just four are considered contained. Wildfires have burned more than 6.6 million acres nationwide to date in 2022. Currently the largest fires are in Oregon, California and Idaho. Extreme weather conditions across the American Northwest, including…

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