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60,000 in Southern California to evacuate after blaze grows

1 month ago   |   By KOAT

California is extremely dry and fire danger is high as the state experiences winds that are gusting above 60 mph in places.
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California Fires Prompt Evacuation of Thousands

California Fires Prompt Evacuation of Thousands

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

About 60,000 people were affected by evacuation orders near Irvine, Calif., the authorities said, as the state prepared for strong winds that risked new fires.
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Silverado Fire: California blaze forces 60,000 people to evacuate their homes

Silverado Fire: California blaze forces 60,000 people to evacuate their homes

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

As many as 60,000 people are being forced to flee their homes as a fast-moving brush fire raged through a large swath of Southern California early Monday, according to officials and news reports. The Silverado Fire flared up around 6:45 a.m. local time near the city of Irvine and has burned through 2,000 acres, prompting...
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