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California crews battle wildfires in extreme heat

Posted on AllSides July 18th, 2023
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General News, California Wildfires, Heat Waves
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California crews are battling four wildfires amid a triple-digit heatwave in parts of the state.

The worst damage was in Riverside County in southern California, where the Rabbit Fire has razed nearly 8,000 acres.

It left a woman with severe burns and she had to be airlifted to hospital, CalFire told the Los Angeles Times.

The blazes broke out over the weekend, prompting evacuation orders and warnings in some areas.

The Rabbit Fire began on Friday before spreading quickly to threaten more than 150 structures and close a number of...

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