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Warm weather, Santa Ana winds create havoc for firefighters
Warm weather, Santa Ana winds create havoc for firefighters

Dry weather and Santa Ana winds created havoc for firefighters across California on Tuesday as small brush fires broke out from the Bay Area to the Inland Empire. In Riverside County, more than 100 firefighters battled a blaze in the Jurupa Valley that destroyed four homes, 11 outbuildings and damaged dozens of vehicles, fire officials said. Gusts in excess of 20 mph were reported. An elementary school and homes near Mission Boulevard were evacuated, the Riverside County Fire Department said. One firefighter received injuries described as non-life-threatening. The blaze burned about two acres. More than a dozen pets, including those from a home consumed by flames, were rescued by...

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