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Wildfires outside L.A. threaten homes, spare Reagan library

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) -- A wind-whipped outbreak of wildfires outside Los Angeles on Wednesday threatened thousands of homes and horse ranches, forced the smoky evacuation of elderly patients in wheelchairs and narrowly bypassed the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, protected in part by a...
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AP News Guide: Fires blaze on 2 ends of California, kill 25

PARADISE, California (AP) — Devastating wildfires on both ends of California pushed into new territory Saturday, as fatigued firefighters worked to evacuate residents in harm's way and contain blazes that already have claimed at least 25 lives, destroyed thousands of homes and other structures and...
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Holy Fire Crews Scramble To Keep Flames From Reaching Homes

By RINGO H.W. CHIU and AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. (AP) — More than 1,000 firefighters battled Friday to keep a growing Southern California forest fire feeding on dry brush and trees from reaching foothill neighborhoods a day after flames roared to new ferocity and came...
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