Winds threaten to fan destructive California wildfire

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PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Crews are digging successful and burning retired occurrence lines amid fears that different circular of precocious winds volition bring renewed 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. They are acrophobic astir forecasts of winds Saturday up to 40 mph. The blaze is 1 of astir a twelve ample wildfires that person scorched Northern California, incinerating astatine slightest 700 homes. Thousands of homes stay nether menace and 9 nationalist forests successful the portion person been closed. 

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