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California Boosts Resources Ahead Of Another Potentially Dangerous Wildfire Season

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SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Another potentially dangerous fire season is ahead in California, and the state is adding more resources to the frontlines.

Marci and Ken Albers are trying to move on from their past and focus on their future by building a brand new home where their old one once stood.

They both survived last year’s LNU Lightning Complex Wildfire with their two dogs, escaping their home just minutes before massive flames burned it to the ground.

“Most of the people, they got out with the shirt on their back like we did and that’s the upsetting part,” Ken said. “We didn’t have a chance to grab all of our photos or anything – the kind of stuff that’s irreplaceable.”

Cal Fire is now preparing for the worst after the state’s last wildfire season stretched resources thin.

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Vacaville business owner focuses on rebuilding after wildfire destroys his winery

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VACAVILLE, Calif. (KTXL)  — As the LNU Lightning Complex fires continue to burn, many families are left to deal with the damage.

In Vacaville, several farms, animal sanctuaries and wineries burned down.

Not only were homes destroyed in this fire but also people’s livelihoods, including what used to be La Borgata Winery and Distillery.

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‘It gives you a little hope’: Wedding rings found in wildfire-ravaged home

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It’s tough to find a silver lining among all the devastating news related to California’s wildfires, but a Vacaville-area woman is thankful after discovering a glimmer of hope among the ashes of her home that was destroyed by wildfire this week.

With help from family, Chloe Carroll found her wedding rings among the rubble where her home once stood.

Early Wednesday morning Chloe, her husband and sons scrambled to leave their home as flames from the LNU Lightning Complex fires started tearing toward their land — a piece of property with two homes on it that’s been in her family for about 35 years.

“It looked like a tornado of flames,” Chloe said, describing the fire. “I have just never seen something move so fast… The flames were taller than trees.”

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