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6th firefighter killed battling California wildfires

WATCH: The mayor of Draper City in Utah confirmed Tuesday the death of a firefighter who had been battling the Mendocino Complex fire.
Authorities say a firefighter has been killed battling the largest record blaze in California history.State fire officials say the firefighter died Monday at the site of the Mendocino Complex fire north of San Francisco.Details haven’t been released.

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Six firefighters have now died in connection with a wave of massive wildfires that struck Northern California in the past weeks.The deadliest wildfire, the Carr Fire, has left a total of eight people dead, including three firefighters.WATCH: California man watches firefighters save his home through his doorbell camera – then gets to thank them
California man watches firefighters save his home through his doorbell camera – then gets to thank them
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Two firefighters have died fighting a fire near Yosemite National Park.The Mendocino Complex – actually twin fires being fought together – has burned for more than two weeks. The fire has burned nearly 150 homes and about 547 square miles (1,415 square kilometres) of brush and forest. That’s an area larger than the city of Los Angeles.

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