New evacuations ordered as California wildfires spread

LA Times: Wildfires across the state are burning more than 200,000 acres, chewing through dry brush and parched forests while forcing the evacuation of dozens of residents. In the Six Rivers National Forest, near the northwestern corner of the state, more than 5,000 firefighters are battling a string of blazes totaling nearly 70,000 acres, said U.S. Forest Service spokeswoman Peggi Lawrence. Lightning storms ignited the fires in late July and they have continued to burn as firefighters navigate steep,......

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