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USA: Carr Fire evacuation shelter reaches full capacity02:50

USA: Carr Fire evacuation shelter reaches full capacity

United States, Shasta County
August 1, 2018 at 04:11 GMT +00:00 · Published

Evacuees of the Carr Fire sought refuge in a US Red Cross temporary shelter setup in Shasta College on Tuesday, as the blaze continued to rage across more than 110 thousand acres.

Tens of thousands of people have been displaced by the deadly fire, which has so far claimed the lives of six people.

Evacuation orders remain in place, as more than a thousand buildings are believed to have been destroyed.

According to Information Officer Myriam Morrill, the flames have now been contained by 27 percent.

USA: Carr Fire evacuation shelter reaches full capacity02:50
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Evacuees of the Carr Fire sought refuge in a US Red Cross temporary shelter setup in Shasta College on Tuesday, as the blaze continued to rage across more than 110 thousand acres.

Tens of thousands of people have been displaced by the deadly fire, which has so far claimed the lives of six people.

Evacuation orders remain in place, as more than a thousand buildings are believed to have been destroyed.

According to Information Officer Myriam Morrill, the flames have now been contained by 27 percent.

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