California wildfire injures 2 firefighters, multiple civilians

A California fire official says a Northern California wildfire has claimed a significant number of structures and injured two firefighters and multiple civilians.


Butte County CalFire Chief Darren Read provided the update at a news conference Thursday about the fire around the town of Paradise.


The fire has consumed more than 26 square miles and forced residents of the town to evacuate. The town of about 27,000 people is 180 miles northeast of San Francisco.

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