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Homes burned, evacuations ordered in Northern California wildfire

A grass fire burning northeast of San Francisco destroyed or damaged about a dozen homes Wednesday and prompted evacuations of several streets, fire officials said.

The fire erupted about 3:30 p.m. near a wildlife center near Suisun Bay.

By Wednesday night, the blaze had grown to 330 acres, city Fire Chief Justin Vincent said.

No injuries were immediately reported.

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About 200 firefighters fought the blaze in 100-degree heat.

There was no immediate word on what caused the fire.


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