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Quickly-Moving Northern California Wildfire Forces Thousands To Evacuate

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Source: wtvr.com
Source: wtvr.com

Tens of thousands of people were ordered to evacuate in Northern California due to a rapid-moving wildfire on Thursday that was threatening several communities, with citizens racing to evacuate their families and neighbors as the flames lined the highways, according to Voice of America. A state of emergency was declared for Butte County due to the effects of the Camp Fire, which began only Thursday morning but spread to more than 18,000 acres by that evening, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire). The fire jumped across several towns just 80 miles north of Sacramento after residents awoke to the powerful smell of fire and smoke, but evacuations...

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