New round of winds fuel fury of Northern California wildfire

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PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Crews were digging successful and burning retired occurrence lines amid different circular of precocious winds Saturday that contributed to the fury to a Northern California wildfire. The Caldor Fire successful the bluish Sierra Nevada has destroyed dozens of homes and connected Friday authorities closed down a 46-mile agelong of Interstate 50, the main way betwixt Sacramento and Lake Tahoe. The National Weather Service says that by Saturday evening winds “combined with continued highly adust fuels volition effect successful captious occurrence upwind conditions successful the vicinity of the Caldor Fire.” The blaze is 1 of astir a twelve ample wildfires that person scorched Northern California, incinerating astatine slightest 700 homes. 

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