Wildfire displaces thousands in California
New Delhi, Nov 09 (ANI): A fast-moving wildfire in Chico, North California, burnt a hospital, hundreds of homes led to the displacement of thousands on Thursday. The blaze which began early on November 8 would further add to the list of worst wildfires that have been occurring in California over the past years. The flames have already destroyed 6,21,743 acres (251,610 hectares) of land, nearly twice the amount during the same period of 2017 and nearly triple the five-year average, Khaleej Times reported. The situation is gradually getting worse with time. Escape routes near the city have been blocked leading to more traffic accidents in the area. No deaths have been reported till now.
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