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SPANISH FORK, Utah | Wildfire forces evacuation of hundreds of Utah homes

SPANISH FORK, Utah — A fast-moving Utah wildfire fanned by high-winds has more than doubled in size as it burns through dry terrain and forces evacuations of hundreds of homes, the U.S. Forest Service said Friday. The blaze south of the city of Provo grew in size to 84 square miles (217 square kilometers) from … Continue reading SPANISH FORK, Utah | Wildfire forces evacuation of hundreds of Utah homes

Wind-driven wildfire forces people to flee rural California

BISHOP, Calif./February 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —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 … Continue reading Wind-driven wildfire forces people to flee rural California