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A burned truck and structures are seen at the Butte Fire on September 13, 2015 near San Andreas, California. California governor Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency in Amador and Calaveras counties where the 100-square-mile wildfire has burned scores of structures so far and is threatening 6,400 in the historic Gold Country of the Sierra Nevada foothills. (David McNew/Getty Images)
A burned truck and structures are seen at the Butte Fire on September 13, 2015 near San Andreas, California. California governor Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency in Amador and Calaveras counties where the 100-square-mile wildfire has burned scores of structures so far and is threatening 6,400 in the historic Gold Country of the Sierra Nevada foothills. (David McNew/Getty Images)
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The governor of California has declared a state of emergency for two counties in the northern part of the state, as a pair of fires have continued to grow quickly. The Valley and the Butte fires have already burned more than 100 thousand acres and forced thousands from their homes. KQED's Danielle Venton was at an evacuee camp yesterday and talks with Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd about the scene.

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This segment aired on September 14, 2015.

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