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Wildfires Burn Homes As California Roasts

Legoland, the San Onofre nuclear power plant and a naval weapons station were evacuated as fires ravaged California's bone-dry landscape.
Wildfires Burn Homes As California Roasts

Via AFP:

Thousands of people fled raging wildfires in roasting southern California as flames destroyed homes and triggered evacuations at a nuclear power plant, a military base and an amusement park.

The blazes, which also closed a major north-south highway, come amid record temperatures in the western US state, where the annual wildfire season typically starts much later in the year.

At least 15 buildings have been destroyed, including three homes, said Michael Davis, fire chief in the seaside resort of Carlsbad, north of San Diego.

"At times it looks like there's fire in the sky with the wi...

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