- A huge conflagration in the hills of central California has put 150 homes in ashes. Another 75 other homes were severely damaged, local authorities said Saturday. They warned more evacuations as the fire is still not under control.
The blaze broke out Thursday, 64 kilometers northeast of Bakersfield. Two people were slain and three firefighters were so injured that she had to be hospitalized. Thousands of people had to leave their homes. More than 1100 firefighters are in rope to get to the fire under control.
A spokesman for the fire brigade spoke to CNN about,, a dangerous fire. ',, Many residential areas are still in danger. ' The fire is fueled by dry, warm weather.
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Jerry Brown, the governor of California, has for the area around Kern County declared a state of emergency.