California Fires Rage, Visible in Space

California Wildfires Pictures: Malibu Hills
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A satellite image taken on October 21, 2007, shows plumes of smoke drifting westward from the Santa Clarita and Castaic area in California.

Major wildfires in southern California have burned about 240,000 acres (97,125 hectares) and uprooted hundreds of thousands of people as of October 23.

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