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Residents Evacuate As Winds Fuel Calif. Blaze

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Residents Evacuate As Winds Fuel Calif. Blaze

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Residents Evacuate As Winds Fuel Calif. Blaze

Residents Evacuate As Winds Fuel Calif. Blaze

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Residents are frantically evacuating their homes as firefighters battle wind-driven fires in northern Los Angeles County. The flames have scorched a combined 10,000 acres and destroyed more than 40 homes.

Guests:

Ari Bloomekatz, reporter for The Los Angeles Times

Amanda Ripley, author of the article "What to Save From a Fire," published in Time in Oct. 2007, and The Unthinkable: Who Survives When Disaster Strikes