August 7th, 2013
08:42 PM ET

Fire in Southern California prompts evacuations

A fast-moving wildfire in Southern California is threatening homes and has prompted evacuations.
The fire, which was reported Wednesday, jumped from approximately 300 acres to 2,500 acres, according to fire officials.
Some 450 firefighters are working the blaze, which is located in Riverside County.
Mandatory evacuations are in effect for the communities of Poppet Flats, Twin Pines and Silent Valley, officials said.

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