Firefighters Battle Northern California Wildfires

High winds and lack of rainfall have helped to spread the fires.
1:57 | 07/05/14

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Too much rain in the east. Not enough in the west. Add in the wind, more and more fires out of control. Mike Boettcher is in Los Angeles with more. Reporter: Good morning, Ryan. Flames destroy ed several homes in northern California, but fortunately, nobody was hurt. It's another example of California's dry and dangerous wildfire season. Breaking overnight, California ablaze. Three more fires break out in northern California. In solano county, just outside San Francisco, residents were forced toevacuate. Not much of a chance with the wind blowing. We were grabbing hoses. Neighbors were. Reporter: Some families forced to evacuate. The smoke plumes above could be seen from over 50 miles away, with flames reaching up to 200 feet in the air. In Roseville, black smoke field the air. Residents had barely enough time to escape. They were in the house when it was on fire. Someone came up and started banging on in the door to get out. Reporter: While firefighters got the flames under control, it comes at the end of a tense week across the state. With a scarce water supply, citizens are feeling the heat. Fires are dominating the golden state, destroying more than 6,000 acres state-wide since the beginning of this week. In napa valley, thousands of acres of land burned until the waerlt helped put in the flames out on Wednesday. With eight fires active in the state this is just the beginning of a long fire season. Because of persistent dry temperatures and extreme drought, it's proving to be a long and dangerous fire season. Those firefighters trying to contain the blaze. Mike, our thanks to you.

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