California

Northern California Wildfire Destroys 30 Homes

Another 300 threatened

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REDDING, Calif. — A wind-whipped, fast-moving wildfire in far Northern California has destroyed 30 homes and was threatening another 300, fire officials said Tuesday.

The Clover Fire near the rural community of Happy Valley in Shasta County began Monday and quickly spread through grass and oak, growing to more than 11 square miles.

Some residents were given just minutes to evacuate as the fire jumped roads and engulfed residences, the Record Searchlight of Redding reported.

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