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Opgelaaide forest fires California bring more damage to

Opgelaaide forest fires California bring more damage to

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In California, the remains of the fire around him to grab. Thursday, fires consumed according to the local fire department 45 buildings were destroyed near the Yosemite National Park. Five thousand people had to leave their homes.

The forest fire is approaching the former gold diggers town Mariposa, a popular tourist destination. Since Thursday morning, the fire itself, with nearly nine thousand acres spread. Over three thousand fire-fighters seek the fire under control. There are only 10 per cent succeeded. A firefighter is killed.

In the district in which Mariposa is located, was earlier this week, the state of emergency was declared. Several towns in the area have been evacuated.

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Canadian province is ravaged by huge forest fires

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