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Debris flow at Limekiln site after River Fire in California.

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On Sunday, August 16, 2020 at approximately 3:00 PM PST, the River wildfire ignited in Monterey County, California, just west of the Salinas River Valley. The fire burned 20 square kilometers prior to containment on September 4, 2020. Debris-flow deposits at the Chualar and Limekiln sites within the River Burn area were observed on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, and were likely triggered by rainfall events in the early morning hours of January 27, 2021.


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