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California wildfires: 120,000 forced to flee as blazes tear through south of state

Wildfires driven by strong desert winds continue to rage through southern California, destroying hundreds of buildings and forcing 120,000 people to flee a phenomenon that could last until Christmas. Donald Trump approved California’s request for an emergency declaration on Friday, speeding federal help to firefighters and communities who are battling multiple blazes with fleets of aircraft, fire engines and garden hoses.
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