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Six thousand people were evacuated in California due to wildfire

Palm Springs : CA : USA | Jul 18, 2013 at 1:07 AM PDT
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California Brush Fires Torch MillionDollar Homes, Lead to Further Evacuations

In the vicinity of the Californian city of Palm Springs on Wednesday due to heavy wildfire evacuated six thousand people. According to local authorities, the fire spread over an area of ​​60 sqm. km, in-fighting involving 3 thousand firefighters, dozens of helicopters

The situation, according to weather forecasters, exacerbate heat, low humidity and strong winds. The fire has destroyed 20 structures and threatened hundreds of homes, reports ITAR-TASS .

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