Northeast California wildfire, 1 of 14 in state, destroys 8 homes; nursing facility evacuated

  • by: Associated Press
  • Updated: August 4, 2014 - 8:05 PM

BURNEY, Calif. — A pair of wildfires burning without restraint about 8 miles apart in northeast California became the focus of state and federal firefighters Sunday as authorities reported that one of the blazes had destroyed eight homes and prompted the precautionary evacuation of a small long-term care hospital.

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