• Kincade fire in wine country has destroyed nearly 50 structures
  • Southern California Tick fire has grown to 4,300 acres

Californians faced another day of destruction as firefighters struggled to control a pair of fast-moving wildfires, including one that forced the evacuation of about 50,000 residents in suburbs north of Los Angeles.

Crews in LA county worked overnight to battle the Tick fire, which started on Thursday and has grown to char 4,300 acres, threatening 15,000 homes and businesses, officials said. Images on TV and social media showed flames shooting up residential hillsides, fanned by winds of up to 50mph.

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