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California declares state of emergency as it fights fires, extreme weather


A plume of smoke rises from the Ranch 2 Fire on August 15, 2020 as seen from Azusa, California.

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency Tuesday to ensure the states receive vital resources amid wildfires that have exacerbated a stifling heat wave.

At least 27 fires are raging across the state, including some caused by lightning from a rare summer thunderstorm Sunday, according to a map by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. The flames have intensified temperatures from an already serious heat wave that rolled in over the weekend.

On Saturday, a fiery tornado was spotted near the Nevada border where the Loyalton Fire…


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