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CAL FIRE Investigators Determine Cause of Destructive Valley Fire

Sacramento, Calif. August 10, 2016 – After a comprehensive investigation, CAL FIRE has determined that the 2015 Valley Fire was caused by a faulty residential electrical connection. Investigators were dispatched as part of the initial response to the fire and immediately began working to determine the origin and cause of the fire.  The ensuing investigation uncovered evidence that a residential electrical connection arced and ignited surrounding dry grass. The Valley Fire burned 76,067 acres, took the […]

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