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Firefighters make gains against 'Powerhouse' fire burning north of Los Angeles

Firefighters make gains against 'Powerhouse' fire burning north of Los Angeles
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POSTED: Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 8:00am

UPDATED: Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 9:20am

A massive wildfire just north of Los Angeles is still burning, but firefighters have made some progress, saying the fire is now 60-percent contained.

With 275 homes threatened they are encouraging residents to remain cautious.

The fire broke out Thursday afternoon.

Crews are attacking the flames on the ground and from the air.

A half a dozen homes have been destroyed so far, and at least 15 have been damaged.

Read more: http://nbcnews.to/11UZQx3

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