A wildfire destroyed nearly 1,000 homes in California.

Forest fires in California, USA.

Лесной пожар уничтожил около 1000 домов в Калифорнии, есть погибшие
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MOSCOW, Nov 9 — a Forest fire destroyed about 1,000 homes in the town of Paradise in Northern California, several people were killed, writes the local newspaper Paradise Post, citing a representative of the fire service.

The fire started on Thursday morning and, according to the latest data, already spread over an area of about 18 thousand acres (more than 7.2 thousand hectares).

Previously, the government announced a complete evacuation of the population of Paradise – 27 thousand inhabitants. Only in the region, according to the Sheriff of Butte County was evacuated for about 50 thousand people.

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