A cigarette, a car backfire: Small sparks can make big fires

A cigarette, a car backfire: Small sparks can make big fires

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A carelessly discarded cigarette, a downed power line, a car’s backfire or a chainsaw’s pull. Just about anything could have started any one of the wildfires now tearing through Northern California, authorities said.
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