Friday, July 11, 2008

T V Jul 11-Heatwave fans California wildfires

Jul 11 - Fire crews are struggling to contain hundreds of wildfires that are burning out of control across northern California.

Most of the fires were ignited by lightning storms three weeks ago. Record temperatures have compounded the tinderbox conditions.

Thousands of residents from small rural towns and communities have been evacuated ahead of advancing walls of flame.

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