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Flooding Hits Northern California Area Scarred by Wildfire

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Flash flooding hit a wildfire-scarred area of Northern California on Thursday, forcing officials to quickly deploy swift water rescue teams to save people stranded in vehicles after a downpour near the Paradise area, officials said.  It was not clear how many people were trapped, but authorities received reports of flooding on roads and of downed trees and utility poles.  “The roots and the bottoms of the utility poles are just kind of swimming,” said Rick Carhart, a...

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