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In pictures: Southern California wildfire

Wildfires have threatened hundreds of homes in drought-stricken Southern California over the weekend. Here is selection of photos that readers have sent in.

Image copyright David L. Freeman
Image caption This photo, taken by David L Freeman, shows a huge plume of smoke in the city of Corona.
Image copyright Daniel Scruggs Jr
Image caption Billows of smoke could be seen from miles away, as this photo by Daniel Scruggs Jr from one of Southern California's freeway shows.
Image copyright @richdaproducer
Image caption The wildfire that broke out in a forested basin led to the evacuation of around 300 homes. @richdaproducer tweeted this photo.
Image copyright @OCNature
Image caption Smoke from the fast moving fire could be seen from Yorba Linda, a suburban city in Orange County, California. @OCNature tweeted this photo.
Image copyright Grace Hong
Image caption Flames rose into the sky along the border of the cities of Norco and Corona. Grace Hong took this photo.
Image copyright @OCNature
Image caption @OCNature tweeted this image of the fire, which was fuelled by thick brush in a riverbed.