Thousands of firefighters kept busy battling 6 blazes in California; some evacuations ordered

  • by: Associated Press
  • Updated: August 2, 2014 - 4:58 PM

SAN FRANCISCO — Thousands of federal, state and local firefighters were feverishly attacking at least six major wildfires in central and far northern California on Saturday, five of which grew rapidly overnight and prompted evacuations of homes, vacation cabins and recreation areas.

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