December 7, 2017 16:40 IST

Thousands flee California wildfire

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A horse which was left behind after an early-morning Creek Fire that broke out in the Kagel Canyon area in the San Fernando Valley north of Los Angeles, is seen in Sylmar, California, U.S., December 5, 2017. Credit: Reuters
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Embers blow from a tree shortly before it fell down near burned cars as strong winds push the Thomas Fire across thousands of acres near Santa Paula, California, U.S., December 5, 2017. Credit: Reuters
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A fire crew passes a burning home during a wind-driven wildfire in Ventura, California, U.S., December 5, 2017. Credit: Reuters
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The remains of a home are seen, after it burned to the ground, during a wind-driven wildfire in Ventura, California, U.S. Credit: Reuters
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The remains of homes are seen, after they burned to the ground, during a wind-driven wildfire in Ventura, California, U.S., December 5, 2017. Credit: Reuters