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Orange County firefighter Tim O'Hare watches fires burning across the Briceburg mountains Sunday in Briceburg, Calif. Firefighters were in the area to make sure fires didn't spread across roads. A wildfire near Yosemite National Park has destroyed eight homes and threatened thousands more.

Orange County firefighter Tim O'Hare watches fires burning across the Briceburg mountains Sunday in Briceburg, Calif. Firefighters were in the area to make sure fires didn't spread across roads. A wildfire near Yosemite National Park has destroyed eight homes and threatened thousands more.