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California wildfire rages as third largest recorded in state

California wildfire rages as third largest recorded in state

December 16, 2017

LOS ANGELES, Dec 16 — A raging California wildfire today became the state’s third largest blaze on record, with more devastation possible from a resurgence of the harsh winds that have fuelled the deadly fire’s growth. The so-called Thomas Fire has destroyed more than 1,000 structures, including about 750 homes, in coastal communities in Southern California since erupting on December 4, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said in a statement. It has cost... Read more

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