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Several NorCal homes destroyed in fires

June 11, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
Firefighters in Northern California are battling several destructive wildfires.A fire in Palermo, just north of Sacramento, has destroyed at least 21 homes and 30 other structures. The blaze, which has grown to nearly two-square miles, prompted temporary evacuation orders.

Several fires along Interstate 5 in Stockton damaged or destroyed about 30 homes before firefighters were able to knock them down.

Meanwhile, a firefighter battling a grass fire just south of Sacramento suffered serious burns when the flames changed direction.


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