Homes destroyed, hospital evacuated due to northern California wildfires

Firefighters were focusing on two wildfires near each other in Northern California that have burned through more than 100 square miles of terrain -- one of which was menacing a small town and prompted the evacuation of a long-term care hospital.

The Shasta County sheriff had Burney on an evacuation watch after ordering residents of three small neighboring communities to leave on Saturday night. The state Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said more than 700 residences were threatened.

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