Gov Brown declares state of emergency Nor Cal 3 counties… Orange county after Canyon fire 2 destroys 24 structures and 6000 acres

A wind-driven brush fire raced through several Orange County cities, charring 6,000 acres and igniting several homes ablaze on Monday.

The fast-moving vegetation fire, which has been dubbed the Canyon Fire 2, prompted 1,000 evacuations for homes in Anaheim Hills, Orange, Orange Park Acres and Tustin and triggered freeway closures in the area.

The blaze was impacting 5,000 structures, fire officials said, and no evacuees were expected to be allowed back into their homes for the rest of the night.

MORE: Evacuation, road closure info for Anaheim Hills fire

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Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency as multiple fires ravaged Sonoma and Napa counties on Monday, forcing widespread evacuations across wine country and burning tens of thousands of acres.

A wind-whipped wildfire roared to life Sunday night, quickly growing to more than 200 acres here, triggering dozens of evacuations, reports CBS San Francisco.


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