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After jumping Pacific Coast Highway 20 miles north of Malibu, the fire burned for a time on a beach shooting range at the Point Mugu Naval Air Station.
The blaze is one of more than 680 wildfires in the state so far this year — about 200 more than average.
On Friday, some 3,000 firefighters were battling a handful of blazes scattered around the state.
In Riverside County, a 4 1/2-square-mile fire that destroyed a home burned for a third day in mountains north of Banning. It was 65 percent contained.
Fifty-five miles away from Camarillo, in the hills above Glendale, a blaze broke out Friday afternoon, prompting the closure of several roads as it quickly charred 75 acres.
In Tehama County in Northern California, the size of a wildfire north of Butte Meadows was revised down from more than 15 square miles to 10 square miles, state fire spokesman Daniel Berlant said.
The fire, which was 10 percent contained, was burning in a remote area and wasn’t posing an imminent threat to any structures.
A fire in Butte County that covered 55 acres was expected to be contained this weekend.
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