Strong Winds Fan Wildfires in California

Blustery winds fanned wildfires in California, Tuesday, October 12, cutting off power to about 21,000 customers in northern and central regions of the state.

At least a half-dozen fires erupted around the state Monday, many of which remained small.

However, a blaze west of Santa Barbara spread to thousands of acres.

El Capitan State Park was evacuated, along with campsites, ranches and a highway along the coast. (AP)

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