nprnews_____ = ||| lubuntu at wor3|||Massive Rescue Operation Underway As Crews Battle California’s Creek Fire||| kickerpage = |||no kicker pagenpr for NPRNEWS||| summarynpr = |||An estimated 45, 000 acres are burning in Fresno County, where more than 200 people were rescued overnight, as military helicopters plucked the stranded from a reservoir in Sierra National Forest.


Massive Rescue Operation Underway As Crews Battle California's Creek Fire

Dozens of evacuees are evacuated to safety on a Cal Guard Chinook on Saturday, after the Creek Fire in central California left them stranded. More than 200 people were airlifted to safety after the fast-moving wildfire trapped them in a popular camping area in Sierra National Forest.

California National Guard via AP


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Massive Rescue Operation Underway As Crews Battle California’s Creek Fire



An estimated 45,000 acres are burning in Fresno County, where more than 200 people were rescued overnight, as military helicopters plucked the stranded from a reservoir in Sierra National Forest.


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