Wildfires blaze through southern California

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fireSAN DIEGO, CA – Things got really hot in California — literally.

Wildfires blazed through southern California leaving homes and businesses completely destroyed.

Thousands of residents and students were told to evacuate after a total of nine wildfires swept through San Diego County.

In Carlsbad at least eight homes, an apartment building and two businesses were burned to the ground. In San Marcos at least three buildings were destroyed.

Although, wildfires aren’t uncommon in California, officials said this was a little unexpected.

The flames charred more than 9,000 acres and officials say the fire caused about $18.5 million in damage.

Luckily, there were no major injuries reported and some of the evacuation orders were lifted.

Let’s just hope the fires don’t start blazing again.