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Hundreds flee wildfires

From Times Wire Reports

Wind-whipped wildfires chased churchgoers from worship, forced hundreds of residents to flee homes and closed highways across the rain-starved Carolinas and Virginia.

At least one business and an unknown number of homes were damaged by a blaze near the South Carolina coast.

In North Carolina, winds gusted up to 60 mph in some areas. Worshipers at Willow Spring Free Will Baptist Church in Cleveland, N.C., were forced to evacuate.


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