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At least 160,000 forced to leave their homes in Southern California fires

At least 160,000 people have been evacuated in two of five blazes raging Wednesday in Southern California, officials said. The Creek Fire, ripping through the densely populated communities of Sylmar and Lake View Terrace in the San Fernando Valley, had forced at least 110,000 people to leave their homes, Gustavo Medina, an inspector with the Los Angeles County Fire Department told The Chronicle.
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