Hundreds of Wildfires Hit California

Over 500 wildfires are now blazing in Northern California. Crews are working to contain these fires, but the combination of recent lightning storms and tinder-dry conditions has made control difficult. Many people have been forced to evacuate their houses and businesses. Madeleine Brand talks to Kevin Southall, who had to leave his home in Big Sur.

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