Shirley Fire in CA threatens homes - KPTV - FOX 12

Shirley Fire in CA threatens homes

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Dry winds are fueling the fire, which is only 10-percent contained. (Source: KGET/CNN) Dry winds are fueling the fire, which is only 10-percent contained. (Source: KGET/CNN)

KERN COUNTY, CA (KGET/CNN) - Crews are battling a 1,800-acre wildfire in central California.

The so-called Shirley Fire is only 10-percent contained.

The U.S. Forest Service says westerly winds and dry, drought-like conditions are fueling the flames.

Some 500 residents in Kern County received evacuation advisories late Saturday.

There's no word yet on what caused the fire.

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