Wildfires Worsen: California braces for more evacuations, blackouts

(NBC News) Tens of thousands of homes and businesses are currently threatened by the Kincade fire, the largest of several wildfires burning across California.

The fire has already destroyed more than 100 structures, consumed 74,000 acres and forced tens of thousands to evacuate.

Conditions are expected to worsen Tuesday in Southern California, where the Santa Ana winds are forecast to reach their strongest intensity yet later in the day.

In an effort to prevent more fires, Pacific Gas & Electric will stage rolling blackouts, cutting power to as many as 600,000 customers.

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