Erskine fire destroys buildings, California, US, 23 June 2016
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California blaze 'most destructive I've ever seen'

Hundreds of firefighters continue to battle an entirely unconfined blaze that has torn across 11 miles of parched central California in just 13 hours.

Captain Tyler Townsend of the Kern County Fire Department said the so-called Erskine blaze was the worst he had seen in nine years as a fireman.

  • 24 Jun 2016