Raging California wildfires kill 9, force thousands to flee

Entire communities destroyed as firefighters struggle to contain fires plaguing state.

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    A state of emergency has been declared in the US State of California, where raging wildfires are causing widespread destruction.

    At least nine people have died - and tens of thousands of residents have been ordered to leave their homes.

    Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds reports from Westlake Village.


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