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OROVILLE, Calif. | Tens of thousands flee fast-moving Northern California fire

OROVILLE, Calif. — Tens of thousands of people were ordered to evacuate a fast-moving wildfire that exploded in size Thursday, threatening several Northern California communities and forcing panicked residents to race to help neighbors who had to drive through walls of flames to escape. It was not immediately known if there were injuries or fatalities. … Continue reading OROVILLE, Calif. | Tens of thousands flee fast-moving Northern California fire

REDDING, Calif. | Fatal wildfire rips through California towns; residents flee

REDDING, Calif.— An explosive wildfire tore through two small Northern California communities Thursday before reaching the city of Redding, killing a bulldozer operator on the fire lines, burning three firefighters, destroying dozens of homes and forcing thousands of terrified residents to flee. Flames swept through the communities of Shasta and Keswick before jumping the Sacramento … Continue reading REDDING, Calif. | Fatal wildfire rips through California towns; residents flee