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Wildfires spread across California as strong winds fan flames

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A wildfire burning northwest of the US city of Los Angeles has forced the evacuation of about 1,200 people from a popular outdoor recreation area and burned more than 12,000 acres authorities said. About 400 firefighters, accompanied by 70 firetrucks and two bulldozers, are battling the blaze, authorities said.