A firefighter monitors the Detwiler Fire on July 18, 2017 in Mariposa, California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP
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A 25,000-acre wildfire in central California, one of three dozen major blazes burning across the U.S. West, threatened hundreds of homes and businesses on Wednesday after forcing the evacuation of about 5,000 residents.There were 46 active large fires spread across 12 states, with 11 new blazes reported on Tuesday alone, according to National Interagency Fire Center website.Around 4.4 million acres have been burnt since the start of 2017, compared to 2.7 million acres in the same period last year, it said.Around 2,000 residents were ordered to flee Mariposa, California on Tuesday.
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