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Wildfires ravage homes across US

15 August 2012 Last updated at 07:41 BST

Thousands of firefighters are battling wildfires in the US which are blighting at least ten states.

Hundreds of people have fled their homes and one firefighter lost her life in Idaho.

Rex Reed, State Department Fire Incident Commander, said the fires were very unpredictable.