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tv   KRON 4 Early News  KRON  November 13, 2018 4:00am-7:01am PST

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good morning and thanks for joining us for the kron 4 morning news. its tuesday november 13th ..2018im robin winston.lets check your forecast with john shrable. hazy sunshine again today with smoke impacts making for poor air quality for any outdoors plans you may have. high
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temperatures will be slightly cooler than yesterday's falling into the 60's for most of the bay with only a few cities holding onto the low 70's. stay inside as much as possible especially when air quality is visibly affected. no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101.
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am not going to make it out of here. there's just flames everywhere and i don't know how to, i don't know what to do. and he said don't die run if you're going to die, die fighting.">( robin ) the camp wildfire is now the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in california history. fire crews and rescue teams making some of the most unthinkable discoveries ... as they continue to comb through the damage.the dead have been found in burned out cars ...or next to their cars.. and in the smoldering ruins of their homes... and the search for more bodies continues. 42 people have died. 13 of those remains were found yesterday. more than 64-hundred homes have been destroyed... though the overall number of structures destroyed surpasses 7-thousand. the fire has burned 117- thousand acres. and is 30- percent contained. ( robin ) and the effect of this devastating fire continues to be felt locally
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as smoke smothers the bay area. kron4's j-r stone has more. the smoke has yet to clear in paradise california but the extent of the devastation is heartbreaking. thousands of homes and businesses gone.sot friend chris....nomatthew chris....nosot friend chris....nomatthew springs home was destroyed in the camp fire. he doesn't have pictures of what it looks like but says it is a total loss. in fact his family has taken a huge hit. this is what his brother dan's home looks like. another total loss. matthew though says it was about getting out and saving themselves.sot saw that plume....just booked plume....just bookedmonday
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recovery crews found 13 additional bodies within the camp fire debris. bringing the total number of people killed to 42. matthew says there have been stories about people killed because they kept packing instead of leaving.sot oc: i'll will take some time but i'll
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do itj.r. there was a fear that a third brother had lost his home as well. i went to his home this evening and it is still standing. j.r. stone kron 4 new ( robin )( robin )( robin ) thousands of acres burned ... and just 30 percent of the camp fire contained. some help is coming from outside california. kron 4's alecia reid tells us how much help are we talking about. help is flooding in from california .... from alameda county .... teams from oakland, hayward, berkeley, fremont, livermore-pleasanton, alameda, piedmont, albany, as well as the east bay regional park district fire department are up north this hour.it's not just firefighters to battle the blaze ... they also need :strike teams, task forces, water tender crews, and overhead crews ....a
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numbber of those strike teams in butte county came from cities and counties all over california.there are also coronor teams from all across the state, as well.cal fire says they're taking as much help as they can get.sot - here are some other fire oregon nevada utahh, and all the way from south dakota. we appreciate them coming all the way across the country to help defend your community and your lives. ( robin ) that was alecia reid reporting. and that's not all --- a group of 200 firefighters also left from texas yesterday to help battle the fires.and there are more than 2-thousand volunteer inmate firefighters helping out. ( robin )there is growing anger over the fire and some are pointing fingers at p-g- &-e power lines as a possible
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cause of the fire in butte county. this, as new information is revealing how firefighters first on the scene ... responded to dispatchers.. kron four's terisa estacio has more. (take vo/so)sound full - stand by.... that scene and those words that scene and those words repeated over and over again, by the large army of fire fighters and police and sheriff's deputies that raced to the area to face the flames in the camp fire. in the early morning hours of last thursday, when the camp fire started... pge reported that it had thought about shutting down power lines in several counties due to extreme dry and high winds predicted. however, a pge spokesperson told kron four, that they decided against the public safety power shutoff,or psps as a preemptive move throughout butte county. now, pge is coming under intense scrutiny...i spoke with one attorney who was invoved in suing pge in the san bruno blast where 8 people died... he had scathing comments for pge in this latest situation.
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joe cotchett, cotchett, pitre & mccarthy. why did they not turn off the power? they could have, now people are dead. attorey joe cotchett continued to blast the utility - cotchett. they choose profit over safety. and kron four news is learning this... late monday, a woman says she received an email last week, where pge informed her they needed to come onto her property because quote, they were having problems with sparks relating to transmission lines. back to terisa estacio live) we reached out to pge, they admitted last week they had some sparks on a transmission line... they say the cause is certainly under investigation as for what started the camp fire. calfire is also saying there is no cause that has been determined yet. te
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( robin ) we reached out to pge, and it admitted last week there were some sparks on a transmission line. they say the cause is under investigation. cal-fire says no cause has yet been determined. (robin) coming up on the kron 4 morning news ... we'll speak to some evacuees of the deadly camp fire to hear how they're coping with this on- going disaster. (robin) and then, we'll take a look at the different face masks and which ones can actually help you deal with the smoke coming from (robin) but first... we take a look to see if the developing el nino could offer any relief from the dry conditions that are helping fuel these wild fires. (robin) and here's a live look outside...at the san mateo bridge. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá)
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(ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) (robin) welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast. hazy sunshine again today with smoke impacts making for poor air quality for any outdoors plans you may have. high temperatures will be slightly
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cooler than yesterday's falling into the 60's for most of the bay with only a few cities holding onto the low 70's. stay inside as much as possible especially when air quality is visibly affected.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge
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drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. ( robin ) ( robin ) our state is experiencing another round of dangerous wildfires as generally dry conditions have
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prevailed so far this year. but a developing 'el nino' could quench our state's thirst for water. but just because it's an el nino, it doesn't necessarily mean we will see lots of rain. chief meterologist lawrence karnow explains. (track 1: 1st take) (video of hot, dry weather and natsounds of wildfires) it was a summer of scorching temperatures and some of the largest fires in california history. for 7 of the last 10 years, california has suffered through a severe drought. in fact, from 2011 to 2014, we've had the driest period since records began in the 1800s. (track 2: 1st take) (videos of dry brush and fires) it's no surprise that parched land covered with dead trees and brush have provided plenty of fuel for wildfires to sweep across the state. (natsound of fires)(track 3: 2nd take) (el nino globe graphic) and with an el nino forecast to develop this fall and winter, hopes are high for a lot of rain.(natsound of rain)(track 4: 1st take) (el nino animation graphic) el nino is a warming of the equatorial waters in the central and eastern pacific. it can change weather patterns all across the globe.(track 5: 1st take) (natsound of flooding) when we think of an el nino, flooding rain and
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mudslides often come to mind.(video of floods & mudslides)(track 6: 1st take) but not every el nino is the same, and they don't always bring a lot of rain.(bite - 7:10)(brian garcia, warning coordination meteorologist nws) (not all el nino's are created equal. 2015 - 2016 was a strong el nino but is was classified as a dud because we were hoping it would be a drought buster for us)(7:20) (track 7: 1st take) (imgó0298.jpg)(please burn a courtesy for noaa into the graphic)the waters at the equator have started to warm, and this year's forecast is for a weak or moderate el nino. so what does that mean for the bay area and the state? (bite - 6:15)(brian garcia)(in weak el nino years we typically see much more normal rainfall for the overall water year butwe can get periods of heavy rain in any year. i don't think we've seen a strong rain year come out of a weak el nino) (6:32)(cover some of this bite with video) (track 8: 2nd take) (video of rain, then seasonal outlook graphic) computer models are now forecasting a 70 to 75% chance of el nino conditions this winter.(video of rain) (track 9: 1st take) (video of dry brown hills and reservoirs) but how much rain we see here and across the state is still unknown. (track 10: 1st take) (videos of light rain in puddles) a look at past 'weak to moderate' el
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nino events give us a little clue. the average of the last 25 weak el ninos brings slightly below normal rain for the state. (track 11: 1st take)(video of heavy rain) while the average of the last 25 moderate el ninos bring a little above normal rainfall.(natsound of heavy rain)(bite - 17:55)(heather phillips, vine hill ranch) i think we all like to see the wet weather within reason but yes i think we're ready to get a few wet ones now)(18:07) ( robin ) lawrence adds that nobody knows exactly what causes el ninos, which make them nearly impossible to forecast accurately. all we can do now is watch, hope, and wait for the rain to return. ( robin ) there was talk it might be re-scheduled ... but the 49ers' monday night football game did get started as scheduled .... despite poor air quality in the south bay .. ( robin ) dedicated fans waited for the gates to open monday afternoon. among
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those fans -- paradise high school football players. the niners hosted the team ... giving them a badly needed break from all the devastation after their town was destroyed by the wildfire. ( robin ) the 49ers said the nfl, which is in charge of cancelling or postponing a game, would not act unless the air quality index was 200 or above for several hours on game day (robin) still ahead on the kron four morning news... as more and more people are forced to evacuate, evacuation centers are continuing to fill up.we'll visit some and see how much room is left. (robin) and here's a live look outside... at the golden gate bridge. the hollywood the hollywood minute is welcome back to the kron
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four morning news. i'm tracking your entertainment headlines today... pikachu is heading back to theaters, with a new look. david daniel has more in your hollywood minute. "did you just talk?""whoa. did you just understand me? oh my god! you can understand me!" "stop!""it's been so long!" yes, that's the voice of "deadpool" -- ryan reynolds -- as "pokemon detective pikachu!" the first trailer for the movie set in "ryme city," where people and pokemon live in not-quite- harmony, racked up hundreds of thousands of views in its first hours online. justice smith co-stars in the pokemon pic, which hits theaters next may."so i come up with it." sandra bullock is ponying up for ponies -- and other animals. the actress has donated 100-thousand dollars to the humane society of
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ventura county, which is rescuing animals and caring for those evacuated from the southern california wildfires. the group says the money will go to help animals from horses and bulls to donkeys and ducks. (nat-music)100 years after it ended, you can see film of world war one that looks as if it happened yesterday. peter jackson used modern film technology to give grainy, black-and-white silent footage color, sound, even a three-d effect. the resulting film, "they shall not grow old," is set to play selected u-s theaters on monday, december 17th, and thursday, december 27th. check fathom-events dot- com for showtimes. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. ( robin ) and comic book and movie fans are remembering one of the largest figures the industry has ever known.marvel comics creater stan lee passed away monday at 95 years old. the world war 2 army veteran created some of the most well
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known characters in the history of pop culture.from spider man, iron man, the x-men and many ámanyá more. (robin) and here's a live look outside... at the bay bridge toll plaza. we'll be back with more of your kron 4 morning news after the break. this is not a bed.
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(robin) welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast. hazy sunshine again today with smoke impacts making for poor
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air quality for any outdoors plans you may have. high temperatures will be slightly cooler than yesterday's falling into the 60's for most of the bay with only a few cities holding onto the low 70's. stay inside as much as possible especially when air quality is visibly affected.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. continues to burn in butte county ... having already claimed more than three dozen lives ... with many more people still missing. kron4's dan thorn has details on how people are managing to cope ...
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the camp fire leaves behind scorched vehicles and homes in the town of paradise...dozens of people have been killed and hundreds have been unaccounted for..some houses have remained untouched while many others were not so lucky..debra barrett says she's counting her blessings...sot: theres so much..so many more people worse off than me..theres people that died.barrett and her family escaped the fire thursday night..today they were collecting supplies from the elks lodge in chico...she hopes to get back to her home and rebuild..sot: gotta keep looking forward and not back though. we have to make new futures..new plans..resilience is not something the people of paradise are short on... someone taped up an american flag--it's standing tall over the rubble of what was a business...and the firefighters fighting the inferno are getting support from the community...signs line the street in front of the command center in chico... even the littlest supporters
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like 5 year old cooper are showing how much they care..he had this message for them.. sot: thank you for being so brave firefighters.. ( robin ) shelters for the evacuees are packed ... many are at capacity. monday, marked the fifth day that thousands of evacuees have been out of their homes because of the camp fire. a whole section of the parking lot at walmart in chico, is dedicated to clothing donations.... fire victims sort through the racks... as more community members drive in to drop off more supplies... evacuees say, they are thankful for the people taking the time to help... ( robin )
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volunteers tell us, this free market place in the walmart parking lot has been up and running the last couple of days... volunteers say, they are prepared to be here for as long as needed. ( robin ) the poor air quality in the bay area is forcing schools to cancel outdoor and indoor sports practices. school officials at the branson school in the city of ross in marin -- cancelled football practices and games during championships. coaches at the school say, it is not safe for kids to be exercising in the smokey air. a senior football player says, their team made the playoffs this year, which is a big deal for them ( robin ) the next ( robin ) the next
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scheduled playoff game has been cancelled twice ... due to the poor air quality. ( robin ) when it comes to covering your face to prevent breathing in smoke from the fire, we are learning that some masks will not get the job done. in fact health officials say there are time limits...even if you do have the proper respirator mask. they say using bandanas or a t-shirts as masks are ánotá effective and in some ways it could make it more difficult to breathe. you may see some people outside wearing surgical masks, the professionals say these masks won't protect you either. ( robin ) however this n-95 mask on the other hand áwillá prevent up to 95% of particulate matter from getting into your lungs. health experts say you should change it every hour or so.
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you can find them at most harware stores. (robin) coming up next on the kron 4 morning news ... there are new exercise guidelines for the u-s. we'll take a look at where americans are falling short. (robin) and here's a live look outside... at the embarcadero.
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( robin ) walmart is planning to hire more military spouses. the retailer announced a new program monday... it is called 'the military spouse connection." it gives hiring preference to those married to active duty military personnel. walmart's c-e-o and president says military spouses are 'unsung heroes' and that the company wants to honor and help them find a job, or build
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a career. the news comes as walmart reports hiring more than 2-hundred-12 thousand veterans since starting a similar program for returning military personnel. ( robin ) the federal government has updated its guidelines for physical activity ... the department of health and human services issued the first new guidelines in the last decade. americans are not getting the exercise they need, costing the health care system more than 100-billion dollars each year ... and people can dramatically improve their health by moving more, and sitting less. that is not necessarily groundbreaking... but a review of several years of new research says, if you have a desk job -- you do not have to quit. you should move more when you are not at work. ( robin ) if you take vitamin d or omega three supplements to prevent heart attacks or cancer... it may not help. according to a new study... researchers followed a group of people who
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were randomly assigned a daily dose of each, for five years. they found there was no difference between those taking the supplements and those taking a placebo. researchers say there's no reason to stop taking the vitamins--fish oil and vitamin-d aren't harmful and may have other benefits. just talk to your doctor before you start. you can read more about the trial -- known as vital -- in saturday's new england journal of medicine. (robin) coming up on the kron four morning news... we'll hear the story of one first responders who is still out there helping people... even after losing everything himself. (robin) live look outside... at the san francisco international airport.
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welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast. hazy sunshine again today with smoke impacts making for poor air quality for any outdoors plans you may have. high temperatures will be slightly cooler than yesterday's falling into the 60's for most of the bay with only a few cities holding onto the low 70's. stay inside as much as possible especially when air quality is visibly affected. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. ( robin ) first ( robin ) first responders are
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risking their lives to help stop the fires burning right now in california. one deputy continues to answer the call.. even after losing everything. jessica mench has his story of survial. as the camp fire raged through paradise, colusa police sgt. jarrod hughes knew he had to get out fast."we just started packing. i saw the flames, i went down the road for a second," hughes recalled sunday. "saw the flames, saw how close they were. we just threw the animals and a suitcase and a backpack in the truck."all he could think about was getting his 14-year-old son, austin, to safety."it was chaos. people were just abandoning animals and cars, running," he said.he made it out of his hometown, making sure his son was ok. then he went right back to
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work."i get my uniform and my patrol car and head back up to help," hughes told fox40.he spent the rest of the day and night helping with evacuations while his own home burned. "it's my home. i loved it there," hughes said.but even after learning he had lost everything he was still out there working. he has been focused on finding the people missing and those who died. "it's my community, it's where i grew up. it's something i absolutely had to do," hughes said. "there was no question about it. it was get my family to safety so i can get in and get back up there and help everybody else."he was not alone. the butte county sheriff's office estimated more than 30 of their deputies lost homes in the fire but they were still reporting for duty.hughes was just thankful his family made it out alive. "but my heart breaks for the ones that didn't," he said."i plan on rebuilding," hughes said. "hopefully everybody builds. we'll survive." ( robin ) we're also following a
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couple of other major fires in california. some residents in malibu are getting their first look at the destruction caused by the woolsey fire. and a new fire broke out in the south and was gaining ground and threatening homes .. it is called the 'peak fire'. ( robin ) here's a map of the southern california fires all burning in sputhern california although, the woolsey fire is also burning in l-a county... the hill fire is burning to the north... and yesterday, a new fire popped- up... called the peak fire... and it had people quickly evacuating. ( robin ) th peak fire started just before ten monday morning... just south of the 118 freeway. many people, evacuating the area before the emergency message even went out. < karla pelletier / resident:"when the fire was right across the street, my husband here who is calm, cool and collected, just watching, i'm like, oh, i've got to go pack and get ready in case we were going to be evacuated.">(
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robin ) and look at this video... this is the santa susana pass, which runs somewhat parrelell to the 118. the drivers trying to avoid the fire... but getting soaked in the process. so far no reports of damage or injuries. ( robin ) switching to the woolsey fire... also in ventura county. this is new drone video of the fire's destruction in malibu. you can see, some homes were spared... while there's nothing left of the homes around them. crews are still battling the woolsey fire... so far, 2 people have died, more than 90-thousand acres have burned and right now, it's 20 percent contained. residents have been allowed to go home in some areas... but 200-thousand people still remain evacuated. the cause of the woolsey fire is under investigation. (robin) and here's a live
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look outside...at the san mateo bridge. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. ( robin ) ( robin ) even though even though we aren't even
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to thanksgiving yet... that doesn't stop some people from getting their christmas decorations up. but if you're bored by "traditional" lights... take a look at this. the bristol motor-speedway in tennessee has a new yule-tide installation this year called "elf vision."the display uses projectors and screens to animate holiday- themed scenes.this is the 22nd
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year that the speedway has put on some kind of holiday display.but the first year it's used this new tech.and all the money raised by the display --- benefits local children in need. ( robin ) still to come on the kron4 morning news... we take a look why p-g and e didn't shut off power last week before the camp fire started. ( robin ) and then... we'll have a live report from the north bay on all the school closures that are happening because of the camp fire. ( robin ) and then... we'll see how many firefighters from across the country are coming to help battle the fires burning across the state. (ácommercialá) state.
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darya folsom..( james ) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... hazy sunshine again today with smoke impacts making for poor
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air quality for any outdoors plans you may have. high temperatures will be slightly cooler than yesterday's falling into the 60's for most of the bay with only a few cities holding onto the low 70's. stay inside as much as possible especially when air quality is visibly affected. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james )
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( james ) we begin with our continuing coverage of the devastating camp fire burning in butte county. officials say 42 people have now died in the fire making it the deadlist fire in state history. more than 64-hundred homes have been destroyed. the fire has burned 117-thousand acres and is now 30-percent contained. ( james ) this morning we are learning about one of the victims who was killed in the camp fire. san francisco native ernie foss moved to paradise eight years ago. his daughter says he was a cancer survivor who suffered from an illness that kept him bedridden and requiring oxygen. foss was found outside of his home.. and his daughter believes this stepson may have dragged foss out of the home. foss' stepson andrew burt... seen here... is also now missing.
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( darya ) crews in paradise are working to allow people back into the areas clear of the fire to check on their properties. to do that they have to clear the roads of all the abandonded and burned cars that are on the side of the road. ( darya )( darya ) there will be a website set up where you can locate and identify your car. there is a special team being brought in from sacramento to identify vehicles burned beyond recognition. we have the website to locate your car on our webstie at kron 4 dot com. ( james ) there is growing
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anger over the fire and some are pointing fingers at p-g- and-e power lines as a possible cause of the camp fire. last thursday when the camp fire started p-g- and-e reported that is had thought about shutting off power lines in several communities due to extreme dry weather and the high winds that were predicted. however the utility company decided against the shut off in butte county. we spoke to an attorney who is involved in another lawsuit with p-g-and-e about the preemptive shut off. ( james ) we are also learning a
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woman received an email last week where p-g-and-e informed her that needed to come onto her property because quote they were having problems with sparks relating to transmission lines. p-g-and-e has not commented this specific issue related to the fire. ( darya ) right now there are 51-hundred firefighters battling the camp fire... just about every county along the coast is sending help north. many of the crews helping in butte county came from the bay area. team from alameda county.. oakland... berkeley.. and the east bay regional park district fire department just to name a few. but its not just in state crews going to butte county.. many other states are sending help. ( darya ) just yesterday a group of
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200 firefighters left from texas. and there are more than 2-thousand volunteer inmate firefighters helping out. ( james ) a majority of the bay area continues to be under a "code red" meaning the air is unhealthy to breathe. ( darya ) kron4's will tran is live in santa rosa where schools are canceled today because of the smoke. wildfire smoke from the camp fire in butte county continues to blanket the bay area with unhealthy air today and the haze is expected to linger, air quality officials said. the hazardous smoke has created unhealthy conditions for much of the
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region. the district's air quality map at baaqmd.gov, updated every hour, showed much of the region in "unhealthy" residents are advised to reduce outdoor activities and to limit exposure to unhealthy air by closing windows and doors. those with heart or lung disease should stay inside and limit their physical activity.
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( james ) ( james )( darya )( john ) hazy sunshine again today with smoke impacts making for poor air quality for any outdoors plans you may have. high temperatures will be slightly cooler than yesterday's
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falling into the 60's for most of the bay with only a few cities holding onto the low 70's. stay inside as much as possible especially when air quality is visibly affected. ( darya ) we are also tracking the fires in southern california as a third fire started yesterday just off a highway in ventura county. the peak fire the peak fire broke out
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next to the santa susana pass near simi valley... you can see drivers trying to get safely around the fire... firefighters were able to contain that fire. switching to the woolsey fire.. 2 people have died.. the fire has grown to more than 93-thousand acres and this morning is 30-percent contained. some residents have been able to return home but 200-thousand people still remain evacuated. ( darya ) the hill fire that's also buring in ventura county. the fire has grown to just over 45-hundred acres and is 85-percent contained. crews are still working against the santa ana winds and a red flag warning is still in effect for the area. ( james ) fire fighters in concord are investigating a
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fire that they think was started by a model rocket. here is video of the fire last night off of backwood court in concord. crews say they found this model rocket near the site of the fire. officials say fire season is not over and to use extreme caution outdoors. ( james ) police in mountain view are investigating a smash and grab spree outside of the century cinema movie theater. on friday police were called out for reports of an auto burglary in the parking lot. when they arrived on scene more people came forward with a similar experience. in total police found 19 cases of smash and grabs. they say the burglars smashed a window and then looted the car. polcie say there were no witnessesand they think the burglars drove around the parking lot hitting the cars before leaving the area. ( darya ) a woman's death
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in belmont is under investigation after her body was found in the street. police responded to the area of cipriani boulevard and newlands avenue just after 7 yesterday morning and foudnt he woman just south of newlands avenue. police say she was walking north along cipriani boulevard prior to being found in the street. the woman reveived emergency aid and was taken to the hospital but did not survive. ( darya ) a gas main break in richmond led police to an iilegal marijuana grow. police say they were evacuating people as a precaution on the 33-hundred block of parkgate drive when they found the pot. they say the electrical panel in the home was overloaded and the fire department had to cut power due to a fire risk. over 689 plants were recovered. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news...deja vu in florida. ballots are being re-counted in the razor-thin races while some officials are claiming fraud.
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( james ) plus...a school is being investigated after students perform a nazi salute in their prom photo. and after the break... we'll head down to southern california as some people are returning home after the woolsey fire destroyed dozens of neighborhoods. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. checking the bay bridge commute on wb 80. your drive time is less than 30 min from the maze to fremont street
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hazy sunshine again today with smoke impacts making for poor air quality for any outdoors plans you may have. high temperatures will be slightly cooler than yesterday's falling into the 60's for most of the bay with only a few cities holding onto the low 70's. stay inside as much as possible especially when air quality is visibly affected. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101.
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( darya ) we are continuing our coverage of the devastating wildfires burning across the state. ( james ) the woolsey fire burning in southern california has destroyed nearly 4-hundred structures and has burned more than 93-thousand acres. ( darya ) joy benedict spoke with some residents in agoura hills who were able to return to their homes. the rodriguez family is waking up thankful for the simple things.rosie rodriguez, evacuee "it's like oh my gosh i'm
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gonna sleep in my own bed!" rosie rodriguez spent three nights away after evacuating during the woolsey fire.she returned to her street to find her home still standing.rosie rodriguez, evacuee"praise the lord! 'cause i thanked him because there were a lot of prayers out there for us."this small row of homes on cheseboro road are all still here despite being surrounded by flames on friday.kelly morris, did not evacuate woolsey fire"red... smoke. and the wind was 50mph at least it was crazy."kelly morris stayed behind to protect his house. his neighbor eric haupt wanted to but quickly changed his mind.eric haupt, evacuee"it went baroooof! it was like someone turned all the gas burners on the entire field and it went up like it was nothing- it was poof!"his ring doorbell caught the flames quickly approaching and then the firefighters rushing in to save his neighborhood.eric haupt, evacuee"a guardian angel was over our house. i don't know why it didn't burn." in the rodriguez's back yard, signs of the embers were clear in this chicken coup.in fact rosie rodriguez's husband tried to stay behind too.but when his family saw these
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flames getting closer and closer- they came back to get him.justine ordana, evacuee"i wanted to cry. i went in the back yard it was like, oh my god, the saddest thing."but now that everyone is home and safe... these families can't help but think of their neighbors that weren't as lucky.rosie rodriguez, evacuee "we're all gonna get together to donate money and whatever for those people...because if it would have happened to us they would have done the same thing." ( darya ) if you would like to help the victims of the woolsey or victims of the woolsey or camp fire... the american red cross is accepting donations. you can check kron 4 dotcom for details. ( james ) in national news... we are following the florida recount going on right now. here is a live shot of the recount center. officials are recounting two major races after the governors race and senate race ended in razor thin margins. the spotlight is focused in
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broward and palm beach counties. protestors in broward are calling for the county supervisor brenda snipes firing over her history of alleged mishandeling of ballots. in broward county, a judge denied a motion by current governor rick scott's team to impound voting machines and ballots. ( james ) a wisconsin school district is responding to a viral anti-semitic photo posted by a group of students. a picture of young men with their arms extended in the air giving the nazi salute has been shared thousands of times online. a student in the front row can also be seen forming a symbol used by followers of far-right and white supremacist movements. the baraboo school district tweeted yesterday that the photo "is not reflective" of the school's values and beliefs. the school district is investigating and says it will will pursue appropriate actions against the students. ( darya ) coming up on the kron four morning news... we'll hear the story of one
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first responders who is still out there helping people... even after losing everything himself. ( darya ) and after the break... superhero fans around the world are mourning the death of marvel-comics legend stan lee. we take a look at his life as a visionary. oh!
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hazy sunshine again today with smoke impacts making for poor air quality for any outdoors plans you may have. high temperatures will be slightly cooler than yesterday's falling into the 60's for most of the bay with only a few cities holding onto the low 70's. stay inside as much as possible especially when air quality is visibly affected. ( robin ) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( james ) marvel fans all over the world are mourning the loss of comics creator and innovator stan lee. lee led marvel comics and drew people into a world where superheros and villains faced off in a battle between good and evil. spider-man, iron man, and "the x-men"... they're among the most iconic comic book heroes in history and they simply would not they simply would not exist without stan lee. the native new yorker was born stanley morgan lieber. he had humble beginnings but his love for beginnings but his love for comics took him much further than he ever dreamed. he also earned a star on the hollywood walk of fame.
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something like this."> ( james ) as his as his creations became larger than life on the big screen, he also kept a feverish pace making appearances at events like comic con in san diego. stan lee passed away yesterday morning at cedar's sinai medical center in los angeles. ( darya ) coming up next on the kron 4 morning news.. we continue our coverage of the bad air quality in the bay
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back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... hazy sunshine again today with smoke impacts making for poor air quality for any outdoors plans you may have. high temperatures will be slightly cooler than yesterday's falling into the 60's for most of the bay with only a few cities holding onto the lo
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70's. stay inside as much as possible especially when air quality is visibly affected. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) we are ( james ) ( james ) we are continuing our coverage of the
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devastating camp fire burning in butte county. officials say 42 people have now died in the fire making it the deadlist fire in state history. more than 64-hundred homes have been destroyed. the fire has burned 117-thousand acres and is now 30-percent contained. ( darya ) this morning a majority of the bay area including the south bay is under a "code red" for unhealthy air conditions. ( james ) kron4's yoli aceves is live in san jose with a look at the conditions there. wildfire smoke from wildfire wildfire smoke from the camp fire in butte county continues to blanket the bay area with unhealthy air today and the haze is expected to
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linger, air quality officials said. the hazardous smoke has created unhealthy conditions for much of the region. the district's air quality map at baaqmd.gov, updated every hour, showed much of the region in "unhealthy" residents are advised to reduce outdoor activities and to limit exposure to unhealthy air by closing windows and doors. those with heart or lung disease should stay inside and limit their physical activity. ( james ) thanks yoli. ( darya ) back to our continuing coverage of the deadly camp fire in butte county. first responders are risking their lives to help stop the fires burning right now. one deputy continues to answer the call.. even after losing everything. jessica mench has his story of survial. as the camp fire raged through paradise, colusa police sgt. jarrod hughes knew he had to get out fast."we just started packing. i saw the flames, i went down the road for a
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second," hughes recalled sunday. "saw the flames, saw how close they were. we just threw the animals and a suitcase and a backpack in the truck."all he could think about was getting his 14-year-old son, austin, to safety."it was chaos. people were just abandoning animals and cars, running," he said.he made it out of his hometown, making sure his son was ok. then he went right back to work."i get my uniform and my patrol car and head back up to help," hughes told fox40.he spent the rest of the day and night helping with evacuations while his own home burned. "it's my home. i loved it there," hughes said.but even after learning he had lost everything he was still out there working. he has been focused on finding the people missing and those who died. "it's my community, it's where i grew up. it's something i absolutely had to do," hughes said. "there was no question about it. it was get my family to safety so i can get in and get back up there and help everybody else."he was not alone. the butte county sheriff's office estimated more than 30 of their deputies
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lost homes in the fire but they were still reporting for duty.hughes was just thankful his family made it out alive. "but my heart breaks for the ones that didn't," he said."i plan on rebuilding," hughes said. "hopefully everybody rebuilds. we'll survive." survive."rebuilds. we'll survive." ( darya ) shelters for the evacuees are packed ... many are at capacity. yesterday marked the fifth day that thousands of evacuees have been out of their homes because of the camp fire. a whole section of the parking lot at walmart in chico, is dedicated to clothing donations.. fire victims sort through the racks as more community members drive in to drop off more supplies. evacuees say they are thankful for the people taking the time to help.
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this.">( darya ) volunteers tell us this free market place in the walmart parking lot has been up and running the last couple of days... and volunteers say they are prepared to be here for as long as needed. ( james ) animals are also affected by the massive camp fire. the north valley animal disaster group in chico says they are currently caring for almost 15-hundred animals. rocket dog rescue in oakland says they are heading up to chico with supplies for the shelters are full and bay area residents can help by fostering and adopting animals here to make room for the butte county animals that will make their way to the bay area.
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owner, did their owner survive?'">( james ) rocket dog says they plan on bringing a number of dogs back from butte county this week. ( james ) and if you would like to help the victims of the 'camp fire'. the american red cross is accepting donations.. you can check kron 4 dot com for details. ( darya ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news...the 49ers may have lost last night's game... but it will always be a memorable one for the special guests who were honored. ( darya ) and... the federal government has come out with its first new exercise guidelines in years. what it says you should do ... especially if you work at a desk. ( darya ) also ahead ... it's been another dry year for california but now there's hope that a developing el nino offer some relief. ( john ) and i am tracking
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the federal government has updated its guidelines for physical activity... the department of health and human services issued the first new guidelines in the last decade. americans are not getting the exercise they need, costing the health care system more than 100-billion dollars each year ... and they say people can dramatically improve their health by moving more and sitting less. a review of several years of new research says if you have a sedentary desk job -- you do not have to quit. researchers say you should move more when you are not at work. ( james ) coming up after the break..the wildfire season has been a long one..and many of us are asking when will we see the rain? meteorologist john shrable
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hazy sunshine again today with smoke impacts making for poor air quality for any outdoors plans you may have. high temperatures will be slightly cooler than yesterday's falling into the 60's for most of the bay with only a few cities holding onto the low
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70's. stay inside as much as possible especially when air quality is visibly affected.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( james ) ( james ) our state is
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experiencing another round of dangerous wildfires... but a developing 'el nino' could be good news. meterologist john shrable is joining us with a special report which looks into this year's el nino forecast..( john ) one of the most common questions asked every year is how much rain will we get this season. chief meterologist lawerence karnow takes a look at what we could see. (track 1: 1st take) (video of hot, dry weather and natsounds of wildfires) it was a summer of scorching temperatures and some of the largest fires in california history. for 7 of the last 10 years, california has suffered through a severe drought. in fact, from 2011 to 2014, we've had the driest period since records began in the 1800s. (track 2: 1st take) (videos of dry brush and fires) it's no surprise that parched land covered with dead trees and brush have provided
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plenty of fuel for wildfires to sweep across the state. (natsound of fires)(track 3: 2nd take) (el nino globe graphic) and with an el nino forecast to develop this fall and winter, hopes are high for a lot of rain.(natsound of rain)(track 4: 1st take) (el nino animation graphic) el nino is a warming of the equatorial waters in the central and eastern pacific. it can change weather patterns all across the globe.(track 5: 1st take) (natsound of flooding) when we think of an el nino, flooding rain and mudslides often come to mind.(video of floods & mudslides)(track 6: 1st take) but not every el nino is the same, and they don't always bring a lot of rain.(bite - 7:10)(brian garcia, warning coordination meteorologist nws) (not all el nino's are created equal. 2015 - 2016 was a strong el nino but is was classified as a dud because we were hoping it would be a drought buster for us)(7:20) (track 7: 1st take) (imgó0298.jpg)(please burn a courtesy for noaa into the graphic)the waters at the equator have started to warm, and this year's forecast is for a weak or moderate el nino. so what does that mean for the bay area and the state? (bite - 6:15)(brian garcia)(in weak el nino years we typically see much more normal rainfall for the overall water year but we can get periods of heavy rain in any year. i don't think we've seen a strong rain year come out of a weak el nino) (6:32)(cover some of this bite with video) (track 8: 2nd take) (video of rain, then seasonal outlook graphic) computer models are
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now forecasting a 70 to 75% chance of el nino conditions this winter.(video of rain) (track 9: 1st take) (video of dry brown hills and reservoirs) but how much rain we see here and across the state is still unknown. (track 10: 1st take) (videos of light rain in puddles) a look at past 'weak to moderate' el nino events give us a little clue. the average of the last 25 weak el ninos brings slightly below normal rain for the state. (track 11: 1st take)(video of heavy rain) while the average of the last 25 moderate el ninos bring a little above normal rainfall.(natsound of heavy rain)(bite - 17:55)(heather phillips, vine hill ranch) i think we all like to see the wet weather within reason but yes i think we're ready to get a few wet ones now)(18:07) ( john ) nobody knows exactly what causes el ninos, which make them nearly impossible to forecast accurately. all we can do now is watch, hope, and wait
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for the rain to return. ( darya ) ( darya ) ( darya ) there was talk that last night's 49er's game could get re-scheduled because of the poor air quality.. but the game went as planned. dedicated fans waited for the gates to open all afternoon. among those fans -- paradise high school football players. the niners hosted the team ... giving them a badly needed break from all the devastation after their town was destroyed by the wildfire. ( james ) now to the game ... the
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niners took on the new york giants. 3rd string quarterback nick mullens making his second prime time start. in the 1st quarter mullens makes a mistake. his pass is deflected and picked off by b.j. goodson. that would lead to a giants touchdown pass. the game would come down to the final minutes in the 4th. giants drive down the field and manning throws and touchdown pass.in the final niners drive, one second left on the clock. mullens drops back but his throw is too high. final is 27-23 giants. 49ers drop to 2-and-8. ( james ) coming up at 6 o'clock ... a u-p-s driver has a warning for parents about street safety ... after this picture goes viral.we have the story in the next hour.
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(áábreakáá) hazy sunshine again today with smoke impacts making for poor air quality for any outdoors plans you may have. high temperatures will be slightly cooler than yesterday's falling into the 60's for most of ( robin ) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( darya )( darya ) ( darya ) coming up in the next hour of the kron 4 morning news... we take a look
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why p-g and e didn't shut off power last week before the camp fire started. ( darya ) and then... we'll have a live report from the north bay on all the school closures that are happening because of the camp fire. ( darya ) and then... we'll see how many firefighters from across the country are coming to help battle the fires burning across the state. this is not a bed.
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hazy sunshine again today with smoke impacts making for poor air quality for any outdoors plans you may have. high temperatures will be slightly cooler than yesterday's falling into the 60's for most of the bay with only a few cities holding onto the low 70's. stay inside as much as possible especially when air quality is visibly affected. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from
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the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( james ) we begin with our continuing coverage of the devastating camp fire burning in butte county. officials say 42 people have now died in the fire making it the deadlist fire in state history. more than 64-hundred homes have been destroyed. the fire has burned 117-thousand acres and is now 30-percent contained. ( james ) a majority of the bay area continues to be under a "code red" meaning the air is unhealthy to breathe. ( darya ) kron4's will
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tran is live in santa rosa where schools are canceled today because of the smoke. wildfire smoke from the camp fire in butte county continues to blanket the bay area with unhealthy air today and the haze is expected to linger, air quality officials said. the hazardous smoke has created unhealthy conditions for much of the region. the district's air quality map at baaqmd.gov, updated every hour, showed much of the region in "unhealthy" residents are advised to reduce outdoor
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activities and to limit exposure to unhealthy air by closing windows and doors. those wildfire smoke from e camp fire in butte county continues to blanket the bay area with unhealthy air today and the haze is expected to linger, air quality officials said. the hazardous smoke has created unhealthy conditions for much of the region. the district's air quality map at baaqmd.gov, updated every hour, showed much of the region in "unhealthy" residents are advised to reduce outdoor activities and to limit exposure to unhealthy air by closing windows and doors. those with heart or lung disease should stay inside and limit their physical activity. ( james ) ( darya )( john )
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hazy sunshine again today with smoke impacts making for poor air quality for any outdoors plans you may have. high temperatures will be slightly cooler than yesterday's falling into the 60's for most of the bay with only a few cities holding onto the low 70's. stay inside as much as possible especially when air quality is visibly affected.
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( james ) this morning we are learning about one of the victims who was killed in the camp fire. san francisco native ernie foss moved to paradise eight years ago. his daughter says he was a
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cancer survivor who suffered from an illness that kept him bedridden and requiring oxygen. foss was found outside of his home.. and his daughter believes his stepson may have dragged foss out of the home in an effort to try and save him. foss' stepson andrew burt... seen here... is also now missing. ( darya ) the life-or- death-experience of escaping the flames of the camp fire is something evacuees will never forget. steve large has the story of one woman who recorded her evacuation on video. a heart-pounding video showing a paradise woman's evacuation from paradise has now been viewed more than three million times."i mean it's always going to be hard to see paradise burn like that, but i am glad that i have the video," paradise evacuee brynn parrott chatfield said.the heart-pounding video shows flames surrounding chatfield's suv. with her husband jeremy behind the wheel, steering through the flames, she begins to pray."heavenly father,
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please help us," chatfield said in the video. "please help us to be safe. i am thankful for jeremy and his willingness to be brave."the life-or-death-experience is now seared into chatfield's mind."we didn't know what was coming next," chatfield said. replaying the video brings the emotions back all over again. the chatfield's have learned their home did burn down, as did their business. but the family, mom, dad, and their three girls are safe. "thousands of people made a similar drive like that," chatfield said. "thousands of people experienced that exact same thing, or even worse."a wild escape captured on camera and watched around the world. "i think all of paradise has that sense of community because we all did this together, chatfield said. "and we understand what others have gone through."the chatfield's are currently staying in truckee with more family who also lost homes. like other evacuees, they have not been allowed back into paradise to see their burned home.they have been told they will not be able to go back in until sometime after thanksgiving. ( darya ) crews in paradise are
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working to allow people back into the eas clear of the fire to check on their properties. to do that they have to clear the roads of all the abandonded and burned cars that are on the side of the road. there will be a website set up where you can locate and identify your car. you can find the link to the website at kron 4 dot com. ( james ) there is growing anger over the fire and some are pointing fingers at p-g- and-e power lines as a possible cause of the camp fire. last thursday when the camp fire started p-g- and-e reported that is had thought about shutting off power lines in several communities due to extreme dry ather and the high winds that were predicted. however the utility company decided against the shut off in butte county. we are also learning a woman received an email last week where p-g- and-e informed her that needed to come onto her property because quote they were having problems with sparks relating
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to transmission lines. p-g-and-e has not commented this specific issue related to the fire. ( james ) right now there are 51-hundred firefighters battling the camp fire... just about every county along the coast is sending help north. many of the crews helping in butte county came from the bay area. team from alameda county.. oakland... berkeley.. and the east bay regional park district fire department just to name a few. but its not just in state crews going to butte county.. many other states are sending help. just yesterday a group of 200 firefighters left from texas. and there are more than 2-thousand volunteer inmate firefighters helping out. ( darya ) we are also tracking the fires in southern california as a third fire started yesterday just off a highway in ventura county. the peak fire broke out next to the santa susana pass near simi valley... you can
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see drivers trying to get safely around the fire... firefighters were able to contain that fire. switching to the woolsey fire.. 2 people have died.. the fire has grown to more than 93-thousand acres and this morning is 30-percent contained. some residents have been able to return home but 200-thousand people still remain evacuated. ( darya ) the hill fire that's also buring in ventura county. the fire has grown to just over 45-hundred acres and is 85-percent contained. crews are still working against the santa ana winds and a red flag warning is still in effect for the area. ( darya ) stay connected to the breaking news throughout the day...through the kron4 mobile app. we will send push alerts straight to your phone as are any on the fires burning in california. ( james ) fire fighters in concord are investigating a fire that they think was
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started by a model rocket. here is video of the fire last night off of backwood court in concord. crews say they found this model rocket near the site of the fire. officials say fire season is not over and to use extreme caution outdoors. ( james ) police in mountain view are investigating a smash and grab spree outside of the century cinema movie theater. on friday police were called out for reports of an auto burglary in the parking lot. when they arrived on scene more people came forward with a similar experience. in total police found 19 cases of smash and grabs. they say the burglars smashed a window and then looted the car. polcie say there were no witnessesand they think the burglars drove around the parking lot hitting the cars before leaving the area. ( darya ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news...deja vu in florida. ballots
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are being re-counted in the razor-thin races while some officials are claiming fraud. ( darya ) plus ... a 10 year old girl avoids an attempted kidnapping by doing something her mom taught her. ( darya ) and after the break... we'll head down to southern california for a closer look at the woolsey fire ... after it destroyed dozens of neighborhoods. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast.
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(darya)(james)( robin ) welcome back. lets get a check of weather and traffic this morning.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. hazy sunshine again today with smoke impacts making for poor air quality
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for any outdoors plans you may have. high temperatures will be slightly cooler than yesterday's falling into the 60's for most of the bay with only a few cities holding onto the low 70's. stay inside as much as possible especially when air quality is visibly affected.
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( darya )(ááá2 shotááá) firefighters in southern
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california faced a new challenge when a third fire broke on the los angeles and ventura county line.( james ) take a look at this map showing the fires.the peak fire forced the shut down of highway118 through simi valley. that fire is now out. ryan o'donnell shows us the fast response from fire crews when it broke out. "the fire was right across the street and my husband here, calm, cool, and collected, was just watching. i'm like 'oh i've gotta go pack ."residents gave their homes a last dose of water before heading out, this one is not a flareup. it's a brand new start.... with an incredibly robust response from la city, county and ventura fire departments." on the hillside above the homes, helicopters dropped buckets of water on the flames as well as traffic on the 118. natair tankers doused the neighborhood with pink phos=check.it's kind of like a gelatin-based slurry that
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sticks to the shrubbery and really slows down the fire so firefighters can go in their and really make progress with hand tolls and hose lines.just a few miles to the south, modified seaplanes scooped up ocean water.they used it to fight the woolsey fireit has burned hundreds of homes and forced a quarter million people to flee.you know we thought we were ready. hose everything down, but when it came over this ridge behind us it was a hundred-foot wall of flame.l=a county fire tweeted out this video as the flames bore down on malibu.natfor some residents the only way out was through the flames raging on both sides of the pacific coast highway, more nat drone video showed that many malibu mansions survived ... but some were total losses. firefighters are now concentrating on protecting property and lives ... putting a line around the fire will have to come later.help is on the way ... fifty=five engines are on their way from texas... firefighters giving up thanksgiving with their families to risk their lives im ryan o donnell ( darya ) the woolsey fire also
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forced singer lady gaga from her malibu home.she posted video on social media of her evacuation.she the took to twitter to express her thoughts.among other things, she thanked firefighters, police and first responders who are fighting the fires. ( darya ) actor gerard butler says his house is half-gone. the '300' star shared this image of the garage.you see one car burned. miley cyrus and neil young are some other celebrities whose homes were affected by the woolsey fire. ( james )in national headlines .... two years after his extradition from mexico, notorious drug cartel boss joaquin "el chapo" guzman faces an american jury today in the most significant criminal trial in decades. el chapo once considered the world's biggest drug trafficker. he is accused of heading a criminal enterprise that spanned around
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the world and triggered waves of bloodshed throughout his native mexico. his long- awaited trial in brooklyn federal court begins this morning with opening statements under unprecedented security measures, including armed escorts for the jury. ( james ) in national news... we are following the florida recount going on right now. here is a live shot of the recount center. officials are recounting two major races after the governors race and senate race ended in razor thin margins. the spotlight is focused in broward and palm beach counties. protestors in broward are calling for the county supervisor brenda snipes firing over her history of alleged mishandeling of ballots. in broward county, a judge denied a motion by current governor rick scott's team to impound voting machines and ballots. ( darya ) in arizona ... a single word may have prevented kidnapping. police in pinal county are looking for a man who tried to lure a 10 -year old girl into his car.
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the girl's mother says the man told the girl that her brother had been in an accident and she needed to come with him. but the girl was hesistant. and as she was taught from her mother ... she asked the man for a code word. that is when the driver took off. ( darya ) other parents in the neighborhood where it happened say... they will now have the same talk with their kids. ( darya ) coming up on the kron four morning news... we'll hear the story of one family who escaped the camp fire with their lives ... but lost everything. ( darya ) plus ... a u-p-s driver has a warning for parents about street safety ... after this picture goes viral.we have the story. (ácommercialá) america. land of blue jeans. and burgers.
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your exclusive retailer today. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) hazy sunshine again today with smoke impacts making for poor air quality for any outdoors plans you may have. high temperatures will be slightly cooler than yesterday's (robin) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the richmond less than 20 toll to 101 ( james ) watch out for kids when they play outside ... that's the warning a u-p-s driver has for other drivers and parents.( darya ) take a look at this picture.
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the young boy is blurred out ... but it shows him playing in the leaves dangerously close to the street. this happened in elkhard indiana ... where the u-p-s driver spotted the kid while on his route. the driver says he got approval from the mother of the child ... to use the picture to raise awareness about street safety.it has since gone viral online. < 'oh my goodness, i have to be even more careful in paying attention to our kids.'"you see so many people on their phones not paying attention to the roads around them, especially in neighborhoods like this.">( james ) the u-p-s driver hopes the photo makes everyone pay more attention when they get behind the wheel. ( darya ) coming up next on the kron 4 morning news.. we continue our coverage of the bad air quality in the bay area with a look at how it's
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high temperatures will be slightly cooler than yesterday's falling into the 60's for most of the bay with only a few cities holding onto the low 70's. stay inside as much as possible especially when air quality is visibly affected. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. accident sb 880 ( james ) we are
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( james ) we are continuing our coverage of the devastating camp fire burning in butte county. officials say 42 people have now died in the fire making it the deadlist fire in state history. more than 64-hundred homes have been destroyed. the fire has burned 117-thousand acres and is now 30-percent contained. ( darya ) this morning a majority of the bay area including the south bay is under a "code red" for unhealthy air conditions. ( james ) kron4's yoli aceves is live in san jose with a look at the conditions there. wildfire smoke from
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the camp fire in butte county continues to blanket the bay area with unhealthy air today and the haze is expected to linger, air quality officials said. the hazardous smoke has created unhealthy conditions for much of the region. the district's air quality map at baaqmd.gov, updated every hour, showed much of the region in "unhealthy" residents are advised to reduce outdoor activities and to limit exposure to unhealthy air by closing windows and doors. those with heart or lung disease should stay inside and limit their physical activity. activity.
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( james ) thanks yoli. with the camp fire being the deadliest and most destructive fire in california's history ... one family shares the story of their race to escape the flames.simone de alba reports. a routine thursday began like every other for long time paradise resident nick thompson.he was at work pouring concrete when the
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skies turned blacknick thompson/resident"we really didn't hear any sirens or anything like that and then the ash started raining down on us. workers just started leaving."fleeing as the town was burning.nick thompson/resident"little did i know, all of paradise was on fire."on the other side of the town was nick's wife michelle and their three year old son rome.it was a friend who convinced her to pack her things.michelle thompson/wife "i don't know what to do and she says you leave right now." michelle grabbed her son, the family dogs.and as she was leaving, a painting. meanwhile, nick...nick thompson/resident"the winds were just carrying it so far that it was throwing the fire everywhere."he was frantically trying to get out of paradise as it burned around him.like many, he found gridlock and panic as flames roared from every direction.nick thompson/resident"it's so scary because you hear the explosions going off form the
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propane tanks and gas tanks. you can t go anywhere and its pitch black."the camp fire burned the home they were renting to the ground.michelle thompson/wife"there's nothing to go back to." through the devastation, only a fireplace and a barbecue remain.but there are some things the fire couldn't claim.the portrait michelle grabbed was painted by nick when he proposed.a reminder that they still have each other.and a community. michelle thompson/wife"it does take a village, and every time someone reaches out to help me, i say yes. as opposed to saying no, wer're ok, i just.... yes." with open arms. nick thompson/resident"pray for paradise." i'm simone dealba. ( darya ) shelters for the evacuees are packed ... many are at capacity. yesterday marked the fifth day that thousands of evacuees have been out of their homes because of the camp fire. a whole section of the parking lot at walmart in chico, is dedicated to clothing donations.. fire victims sort through the racks as more community members drive in to drop off more supplies. evacuees say they are thankful for the people taking the time to help. the volunteers say they are here for as needed. ( james ) the devastation in paradise is also affecting the firefighters who are working to put out the flames.
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david hawks has served as the fire chief for paradise for the last five years. now he says 90 percent of the town is in rubble. even his childhood home is lost.
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plan to load everything onto a truck and drive it up to butte county. ( darya ) and if you would like to help the victims of the 'camp fire'. the american red cross is accepting donations.. you can check kron 4 dot com for details. kron 4 dot com for details. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news...the 49ers may have lost last night's game... but it will always be a memorable one for the special guests who were honored. ( james ) plus ... with the smokey skies, bay area high schools are looking out for their students. but some student-athletes are not happy. ( james ) and ... how you can help animals affected by california wildfires. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast.
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hazy sunshine again today with smoke impacts making for poor air quality for any outdoors plans you may have. high temperatures will be slightly cooler than yesterday's falling into the 60's for most of the bay with only a few cities holding onto the low 70's. stay inside as much as possible especially when air quality is visibly affected. (robin) major hot spot in fremont on sb 880 at stevenson major hot spot major hot spot in fremont on sb 880 at stevenson blvd blocks the left lane. slow in pockets from 238 in san leandro. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( james ) animals are also affected by the massive camp fire. the north valley animal disaster group in chico says they are currently caring for almost 15-hundred animals. rocket dog rescue in oakland says they are heading up to chico with supplies for animals. volunteers say the shelters are full and bay area residents can help by fostering and adopting animals here to make room for the butte county animals that will make their way to the bay area. rocket dog says they plan on bringing a number of dogs back from butte county this week. for more information on how to help the animals ... head to kron 4 dot com. ( james ) coming up at 7 o'clock ... it's been another
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slow in pockets from 238 in san leandro. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. hazy sunshine again today with major hot spot in fremont on sb 880 at stevenson blvd accident blocks the left lane. slow in pockets from 238 in san leandro. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the
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maze to sf. hazy sunshine again today with smoke impacts making for poor air quality for any outdoors plans you may have. high temperatures will be slightly cooler than yesterday's
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falling into the 60's for most of the bay with only a few cities holding onto the low 70's. stay inside as much as possible especially when air quality is visibly affected.
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( james ) the poor air quality in the bay area is forcing schools to cancel outdoor and indoor sports practices. school officials at the branson school in the city of ross in marin -- cancelled football practices and games during championships. coaches at the school say, it is not safe for kids to be exercising in the smokey air. a senior and football player says their team was in the middle of playoffs when the bad air quality disrupted their flow. < we never been in a playoff before this one. obviously a lot of excitement for the school and for the team.it's the championships and we've been training for this the whole summer.its our moment to win something for the school and for ourselves. >( james )
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their next playoff their their next playoff game has already been cancelled twice due to the poor air quality. ( darya ) now to niners football game at levis stadium. there was talk it might be re-scheduled ... but it went on as planned despite poor air quality in the south bay. before the game many fans decided they needed to protect themselves. some even went the extra mile to decorate their masks with the team colors. ( darya ) the nfl is in charge of cancelling or postponing a game. they decided the air quality was
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not bad enough in santa clara to take action. ( darya ) and some special guests are in attendance for the niners game. school buses made the 4 hour drive from chico unified to levi's stadium. as the niners hosted the paradise high school football team ... giving the team members a break from all the devastation ... after their city was destroyed by the wildfire. ( james ) now to the game ... the niners took on the new york giants. 3rd string
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quarterback nick mullens making his second prime time start. in the 1st quarter mullens makes a mistake. his pass is deflected and picked off by b.j. goodson. that would lead to a giants touchdown pass. the game would come down to the final minutes in the 4th. giants drive down the field and manning throws and touchdown pass.in the final niners drive, one second left on the clock. mullens drops back but his throw is too high. final is 27-23 giants. 49ers drop to 2-and-8. (james) james adlib big board. we'll be we'll be we'll be back as the kron 4 morning news continues... and here's a live look outside... embarcadero.
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sb 880 at stevenson blvd accident blocks the left lane. slow in pockets from 238 in san leandro ( james ) coming up in the next hour ... the latest on the camp fire in butte county. we have a new look at a special map showing the burned out neighborhoods in paradise. ( james ) and we are learning more about the victims of the camp fire .. including one man from san francisco. ( james ) and then... we'll have a live report from the
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hazy sunshine again today with smoke impacts making for poor air quality for any outdoors plans you may have. high temperatures will be slightly cooler than yesterday's falling into the 60's for most of the bay with only a few cities

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