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California: Thousands evacuated as wildfires spread

Department representative said, no casuality reported till yet. The Fire started near the Getty Center arts complex and spread to about 500 acres close to some of the city’s most expensive homes. 

Roughly 600 city firefighters, as well as personnel from other departments, were battling the “very dynamic” blaze from land and sky as it headed west into forested land.  

California’s Governor has earlier, declared a state-wide emergency as wildfires continue to rage in many other areas.

Some 180,000 people have been ordered to leave homes. 

All schools in Sonoma County were closed for Monday and Tuesday as tens of thousands of homes remain under threat.

The biggest blackouts in the state’s history have already left a million people without electricity.

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