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Thursday 30 November 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# fire starter

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Electrical equipment, a eucalyptus branch and high winds sparked California fires, utilities companies say
Thousands of people have been forced to leave their homes.
Pictures: The Olympic flame begins its long journey to Rio
The flame was kindled in the 2,600 year-old Temple of Hera at Ancient Olympia today.
11 people have been prosecuted for starting wildfires in recent years
The minister said that recent weather conditions resulted in circumstances that made fires more likely to spread.