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More California fires force nearly 100,000 from homes

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>> The latest California wildfire raging unchecked Wednesday, forcing more than 80,000 residents to flee San Bernardino County in the drought-stricken southern part of the state.>> This fire is aggressive. We've seen some very erratic fire behavior. Get out so that we can focus on working on this fire versus rescuing citizens.
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>> The so-called Blue Cut fire now stretching across some 18,000 acres and 0% contained. It started Tuesday morning in an area known as the Cajon Pass, charring home after home to their foundations. And in the north, the Clayton fire 35% contained as of Tuesday night. It's charred 4,000 acres around the community of Lower Lakes on Saturday, forcing hundreds to flee.
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Damin Pashilk, a 40 year old arrested on suspicion of setting that blaze and others in the area, is set to appear in court on Wednesday.