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Lake County fire explodes to 7,700 acres, no containment in sight

Authorities said 600 structures are threatened as multiple fire agencies attack the uncontrolled blaze. 'You could hear the snapping of the burning trees and the bang of people’s propane tanks,' said one of the thousands forced to flee the blaze.

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