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|A fast-moving wildfire in California, Oak Fire continues to grow in size and has now burned 16,791 acres of land. The blaze has forced the evacuation of over 6,000 people, many of whom have been staying in temporary shelters.
Fueled by extreme heat and tinder-dry forests and underbrush, the Oak Fire had consumed 16,791 acres (6,795 hectares) by Monday morning, an increase of 1,200 acres overnight, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire).