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US: Thousands evacuated as wildfires rage in California, firefighters struggle against blaze | PICS

Strong and unpredictable winds resulted in massive wildfires in California on Sunday, leading to thousands being evacuated from the area. The blaze, dubbed the Post Fire, was just 2 per cent contained and has wreaked considerable destruction, although no injuries have been reported so far.

aveek-banerjee Edited By: Aveek Banerjee @AveekABanerjee [Published on: June 17, 2024 21:28 IST]
  • Firefighters using a hose to douse a burning hillside in Los Angeles.
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    Firefighters using a hose to douse a burning hillside in Los Angeles.
  • A firefighting helicopter releases water while battling the raging wildfire in California
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    A firefighting helicopter releases water while battling the raging wildfire in California
  • Firefighters extinguish a burning outbuilding while battling the wildfire in Los Angeles, California.
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    Firefighters extinguish a burning outbuilding while battling the wildfire in Los Angeles, California.
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  • A firefighter sprays water on a burning outbuilding as the wildfire spreads in California.
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    A firefighter sprays water on a burning outbuilding as the wildfire spreads in California.
  • A firefighter looks at flames in California.
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    A firefighter looks at flames in California.
  • Firefighters work against the advancing wildfire in California on Sunday.
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    Firefighters work against the advancing wildfire in California on Sunday.
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  • Water is dropped by helicopter as crews fight the spreading wildfires in California
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    Water is dropped by helicopter as crews fight the spreading wildfires in California
  • A firefighter sprays water on a burning outbuilding in California
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    A firefighter sprays water on a burning outbuilding in California
  • Firefighters battle the wildfires, dubbed as Point Fire, in California.
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    Firefighters battle the wildfires, dubbed as Point Fire, in California.
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  • Men watch as the Point Fire burns over a vineyard in California
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    Men watch as the Point Fire burns over a vineyard in California
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