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Carol Bershers, 75, of the city of Shasta Lake, sorts her clothes at the Shasta College evacuation center, in Redding, Calif., Sunday, July 29, 2018, where she and her husband, Otis, and cat Smokey have been sleeping since Thursday after they were evacuated because of wildfires. (Hector Amezcua/The Sacramento Bee via AP)

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Thousands more flee wildfires as deadliest blaze slows down

About 10,000 more people were ordered evacuated as two wildfires surged toward small lake towns in Northern California while the state's largest and deadliest blaze of the year slowed slightly after days of explosive growth, authorities said.