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California Wildfires

California Wildfires

<p>Firefighters are battling to contain wildfires in Northern California.</p> <p>15 separate blazes have killed at least ten people and destroyed hundreds of homes and businesses.</p> <p>Fanned by high temperatures and dry conditions, the 15 fires broke out over the weekend and spread to cover an estimated 73,000 acres.</p> <p>Efforts to control the fires, which are sweeping through the state’s world-famous wine country, are being helped by more favourable weather conditions.</p>