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Raging wildfire prompts evacuations in CA

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More than 1,500 evacuation orders were issued. (Source: KFSN/CNN) More than 1,500 evacuation orders were issued. (Source: KFSN/CNN)

OAKHURST, CA (KFSN/CNN) - A raging wildfire devoured 200 acres of land on Monday.

Firefighters took to the skies and the ground, trying to get the blaze under control.

The huge flames got too close for comfort to many homes, forcing mandatory evacuations in some areas. More than 1,500 evacuation orders were issued.

It's unclear what sparked the fire.

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