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California Wildfires Blaze On as Evacuations Continue

Crews continued to battle a massive wildfire near California’s Big Sur area that is threatening thousands of homes and has forced hundreds of evacuations. While cooler weather gave firefighters a break as they battled a 10-day-old blaze on the coast, a newer fire northeast of Fresno damaged some of the 400 homes that were evacuated just outside the Sierra National Forest. The combination of steep, mountainous landscape and extremely hot, dry conditions have hampered efforts to quell...

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