Moving California fires threaten hundreds of homes

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"According to the fire guys it's a big fire, and it's going to get bigger". Residents in the mountain town are under orders to. Although flames leveled Berglund's barn, his home remained unscathed as the main fire head passed.

Paradise Road and West Camino Cielo are under an evacuation warning.

Spokesman Jim Ritchie of the Port Authority of Allegheny County says no bus passengers were injured in the Saturday afternoon accident in the Brookline neighborhood.

In British Columbia, more than 7,000 people have fled their homes due to wildfire threats, according to Canada's CBC.

People have been forced to evacuate as temperatures rose high to cause blazes in the US West and Southwest.

Mike Eliason, public information specialist for the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, took the photo of the Alamo fire on a hilltop off Highway 166 east of Santa Maria, California.

There was minimal containment and flames shut down State Route 154.

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At least 10 structures, including homes, have been destroyed while five others were damaged, officials said.

Two wildfires have spread rapidly and threatened hundreds of homes, forcing evacuations at a lakeside camping ground and a summer camp where children and staff were temporarily trapped.

Meanwhile, a wildfire burning in the Sierra Nevada foothills near Oroville in Northern California has destroyed 10 structures and led to minor injuries.

The Alamo fire which broke out Thursday spread to 6,000 acres and eventually roared across 12,000 acres near San Luis Obispo County by Saturday.

At least 2,000 people were evacuated Saturday (July 8), including at least 60 campers - a lot of them children- who were attending the Circle V Ranch, a popular summer camp program in the area, DePinto said.

North of Sacramento, the Wall Fire grew by thousands of acres overnight and prompted a new round of evacuation orders in Butte County.

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