California wildfire destroys 26 homes

Ina Ronquillo

California wildfire destroys 26 homes

CREATED Aug. 9, 2013

BEAUMONT, Calif. (AP) - Fire officials say the conditions are very dangerous in the mountains east of Los Angeles where a wildfire has destroyed 26 homes and burned an estimated 22 square miles.
   
The flames are threatening more than 500 other homes and have forced some 1,800 people to flee.
   
Officials say the wind-whipped blaze is getting bigger and heading toward the desert town of Cabazon.

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