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Thousands evacuated as southern California fires spread

Thousands of people have been forced from their homes under mandatory evacuation orders in Southern California by wildfires fuelled by winds of almost 100 kilometres per hour.

Thousands of people have been forced from their homes under mandatory evacuation orders in Southern California by wildfires fuelled by winds of almost 100 kilometres per hour.

More than 150 structures have been destroyed, with many more at risk.

Al Jazeera's Alan Fisher reports.

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