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GOLDEN STATE ABLAZE …

|| By FITSNEWS || We knew the mega-drought in California was bad, but it’s now starting to resemble the set of a big-budget Hollywood disaster movie.

The latest scary scene? A massive fire that broke out over the weekend in drought-ravaged Lake County – located in the northern central region of the state.

This massive conflagration has consumed more than 60,000 acres (or nearly 100 square miles).  Oh, and it’s only five percent contained.

“It is the nightmare we feared,” one federal firefighter told The Los Angeles Times.

Take a look at this video from a driver escaping the area …

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Unbelievable …

At least a dozen wildfires are raging in California, including one that’s charred 135,000 acres in the southern part of the Sierra Nevada mountain range.  That fire – dubbed the Rough Fire – is 36 percent contained.  Another conflagration – the Butte Fire – has laid waste to more than 71,000 acres in Amador and Calaveras Counties.  It is 30 percent contained.

A total of 11,000 California firefighters are battling the various blazes …

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