California wildfire

Associated Press
Hand crews work on the fire line after a wildfire near Point Mugu, Calif., Saturday, May 4, 2013. On Saturday, high winds and withering hot, dry air were replaced by the normal flow of damp air off the Pacific, significantly reducing fire activity. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

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High winds and withering hot, dry air was replaced by the normal flow of damp air off the Pacific, significantly reducing fire activity, calming a aging wildfire that blazed a miles-long path to the Pacific Ocean. The fire burned about 8,000 acres and forced the evacuation of thousands of people from hundreds of homes. (AP)

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