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300 firefighters battle California wildfire

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Crews battle raging fire in California. (Source:KRCR/CNN) Crews battle raging fire in California. (Source:KRCR/CNN)
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IGO, CA (KRCR/CNN) - California crews are battling a wildfire in the Igo community.

Nearly 300 firefighters are on hand.

Officials there say the 'Bully Fire' started Friday afternoon.

Twenty-five hundred acres have already been scorched, and some mandatory evacuations are in place.

A center to house those forced to flee was set up at a school in nearby Redding.

The blaze is 10-percent contained.

No word yet on the cause.

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