Wildfires Burn Almost 4,000 Hectares in California

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CARLSBAD, CA – MAY 14: Firefighters spray water on a burning commercial structure at the Poinsettia fire, one of nine wildfires fueled by wind and record temperatures that erupted in San Diego County throughout the day, on May 14, 2014 in Carlsbad, California. Fire agencies throughout the state are scrambling to prepare for what is expected to be a dangerous year of wildfires in this third year of extreme drought in California. The Poinsettia fire has destroyed at least eight homes and severely damaged eight condos and two businesses. David McNew/Getty Images/AFP

Fires have ravaged the U.S. state of California. So far, at least 4,000 hectares have burned in San Diego County.

Strong winds that have been fanning the flames have died down, allowing crews to battle the blaze.
but it still remains a major threat to homes in the area. CCTV’s Yakenda McGahee reports.

Wildfires burn almost 4,000 hectares in California\'s San Diego County

Wildfires burn almost 4,000 hectares in California\'s San Diego County

Fires have ravaged the U-S state of California. So far, at least 4-thousand hectares have burned in San Diego County.Strong winds that have been fanning the flames have died down, allowing crews to battle the blaze, but it still remains a major threat to homes in the area. CCTV's Yakenda McGahee reports.
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