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Extreme wildfire rips through California, forcing evacuations

Credit: CBS News- Published on August 13, 2020
An explosive fire is threatening more than 200 homes located north of Los Angeles. The pandemic is complicating evacuation procedures, and a dangerous heat wave is moving in. Jamie Yuccas takes a look.
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Published on August 13, 2020 -  00:31
Family flees blaze near their home as California wildfire rages
A wildfire north of Los Angeles led to hundreds of evacuations after growing rapidly on Wednesday (August 12). Kate Savage, the filmer, told Newsflare: "Yes we were evacuated at 5:30 last night. We’re now staying with family near Oxnard." According to local media, Lake fire broke out just after 3:30 pm local time and burned over 10,000 acres within three hours. The Southern California wildfire issued evacuation orders for around 100 homes and other buildings.

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