Thousands at risk as California fire rages

Evacuations ordered as wildfire burns through 500 hectares near Yosemite National Park.

    A wildfire near the world-famous Yosemite National Park in Central California is threatening thousands of homes and businesses.

    It has already burned about 500 hectares, and local officials have sent evacuation orders as the fire bears down on a foothill community.

    Al Jazeera's John Henry Smith reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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