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A welcome sign rests in front of residence leveled by a wildfire Sunday, July 9, 2017, near Oroville, Calif. Wildfires barreled across the baking landscape of the western U.S. and Canada, destroying a smattering of homes and forcing thousands to flee. (Noah Berger/AP)
A welcome sign rests in front of residence leveled by a wildfire Sunday, July 9, 2017, near Oroville, Calif. Wildfires barreled across the baking landscape of the western U.S. and Canada, destroying a smattering of homes and forcing thousands to flee. (Noah Berger/AP)
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A number of wildfires are burning in California, where a heat wave has been causing temperatures to reach the triple digits in some places. Thousands of people have been forced to evacuate, and fires are threatening buildings and important infrastructure.

Here & Now's Robin Young gets the latest from John Sepulvado (@JohnLGC), host of KQED's California Report.

This segment aired on July 10, 2017.

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