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Wildfire threatens homes in central CA

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Authorities ordered some 150 residences evacuated. (Source: KGO/CNN) Authorities ordered some 150 residences evacuated. (Source: KGO/CNN)
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NAPA COUNTY, CA (KGO/CNN) - Thick, acrid smoke filled the sky on Tuesday as a wildfire threatened homes outside the town of Napa.

Authorities ordered some 150 residences evacuated.

Dry, windy conditions helped fuel the blaze.

The fire grew to about 2,500 acres in a matter of hours on Tuesday and was about 30 percent contained.

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