Flames rip through California

The fire, which has been raging in El Dorado County for a week, has destroyed 245 structures, charred 82,444 acres and was zero percent contained, according to the Los Angeles Times.

The Los Angeles Times added that authorities shut down a portion of Highway 50 and issued new evacuation orders Friday evening in anticipation of the weather. Nearly 30,000 people have been evacuated.

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