200,000 Californians flee homes as wind whips wildfires closer to LA

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200,000 Californians flee homes as wind whips wildfires closer to LA

The relentless wind-whipped wildfires ravaging Southern California are expected to worsen Thursday, as dangerous winds are forecast to fan the flames in different directions and force new evacuations around the second-largest city in the U.S.  Winds on Thursday topped 50 mph already in the greater Los Angeles area, keeping residents across the region wary as more than 200,000 people have been forced from their

homes and nearly 200 homes and buildings have been destroyed since the fires broke out late Sunday. “We are in the beginning of a protracted wind event,” Ken Pimlott, director of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire), told the Los Angeles Times. “There will be no ability to fight fire in these kinds of winds.”  READ MORE

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