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Live Updates: Massive wildfire may have been sparked by California utility equipment

Brittany Jordan



Southern California Edison said its equipment may have sparked a fast-moving wildfire.

The fire severely injured two firefighters and forced evacuation orders for roughly 100,000 people.

It broke out in Orange County, located just south of Los Angeles, before growing to over 11 square miles.

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Brittany Jordan is an award-winning journalist who reports on breaking news in the U.S. and globally for the Federal Inquirer. Prior to her position at the Federal Inquirer, she was a general assignment features reporter for Newsweek, where she wrote about technology, politics, government news and important global events around the world. Her work has also appeared in the Washington Post, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Toronto Star, Frederick News-Post, West Hawaii Today, the Miami Herald, and more. Brittany enjoys food, travel, photography, and hoarding notebooks and journals. Her goal is to do more longform features journalism, narrative writing and documentary work, and to one day write a successful novel and screenplay.

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