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One Planet: The Kincade Fire, Evacuations And Power Outages

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Vehicles pass through a roadway as the Kincade Fire burns through Sonoma County, Calif., on Thursday.

On this edition of Your Call, we'll get an update on the Kincade fires, which has been burning since last Wednesday.

The fire, which has charred over 66,000 acres, is only five percent contained. 96 structures, including 40 homes, have been destroyed. More than 79,000 structures remain threatened. The power outages have affected more than 1.3 million people. 
 
Guest:
 
Rebecca Smith, award winning national energy reporter for the Wall Street Journal

Rose Aguilar has been the host of Your Call since 2006. She became a regular Friday media roundtable guest in 2001.