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Wind-Driven Wildfire Forces People to Flee Rural California

A wind-driven wildfire in rural central California forced mandatory evacuations and threatened hundreds of buildings Monday, including a historic railroad station, after it tripled in size overnight, officials said. The blaze burning through chaparral bush and shrub oak had scorched 4 square miles (11 square kilometers) in the small town of Bishop on the eastern slopes of the Sierra Nevada that is popular for hiking, fishing, climbing and hunting. It comes as California has seen some...

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