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In this Sept. 4, 2018, photo, Tyler Medders of the Susanville Hot Shots keeps an eye out for embers at the North Fire near the North Fork Campgrounds in Placer County in Emigrant Gap, Calif. With nearly 40 million people living in California and development spreading into once-wild regions, some of the state's best tools toward preventing wildfires can't be widely used. Still, there is growing agreement that the state must step up its use of forest management through prescribed burns and vegetation removal in an attempt to lessen the impact of wildfires. (Jose Villegas/Sacramento Bee via AP)

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