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Sunspots and Cell Towers Fueled the Northern California Firestorm

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Forest fire scarred mountain slopes in the Colorado Rockies, where pine trees were stripped bare by the fire. [Credit: James Grundvig, August 11, 2017.]

Two seismic, overlapping events — one celestial, the other manmade — created the unique condition igniting the Northern California fires that swept through wine country on October 8 and 9. The chain reaction setoff more than a dozen clusters at the same time scattered across multiple counties on one hellish night. read on