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Fires force evacuations in West Coast states

The Oregon Gulch fire, burns in the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument east of Ashland, Ore., on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. Buildings have burned, but there are no reports of injuries from a wildfire that was touched off by lightning along the Oregon-California border and led to the evacuation of ranch families east of Ashland, a fire spokesman says.

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The Oregon Gulch fire, burns in the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument east of Ashland, Ore., on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. Buildings have burned, but there are no reports of injuries from a wildfire that was touched off by lightning along the Oregon-California border and led to the evacuation of ranch families east of Ashland, a fire spokesman says.



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