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California Wildfires Destroy Homes

Two wildfires in California have destroyed 11 homes and scorched thousands of hectares of land since Friday. East of the state's capital Sacramento, hundreds of homes were evacuated along the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range after the so-called Sand Fire burned ten residences and seven other buildings. The blaze, which fire officials said may have been started by a vehicle driving over dry vegetation, is only 35 percent contained as firefighters face dry conditions,...

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