Fast-Moving Northern California Wildfire Forces Evacuations
REDDING — A fast-moving wildfire in Northern California is threatening thousands of homes and forcing evacuations.
The fire in Shasta County started around noon Thursday in a rural area northwest of Redding about 200 miles north of San Francisco.
He says about 2,000 structures may be threatened, though officials haven’t conducted a thorough count yet.
Those evacuated included an estimated 4,000 people at Shasta College.
Firefighters are battling in high temperatures, expected to be above 100 degrees for the next few days.
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