A Cal Fire firefighter moves away from a tall flame as he uses a drip torch to burn dry grass
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Thousands flee California wildfires

4 August 2015 Last updated at 16:52 BST

Around 13,000 people in California are been forced to leave their homes as firefighters struggle to contain over 20 wildfires.

On Monday 9,000 firefighters worked on steep ground and difficult conditions, officials said.

The biggest blaze, which has been named "Rocky" fire, has already burnt through more than 90 square miles of land.

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