AP PHOTOS: Calif. wildfire burns path to Pacific

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A firefighter battles the wildfire near the farmland along a hillside in Point Mugu , Calif. Friday, May 3, 2013.  A huge wildfire carved a path to the sea and burned on the beach Friday, but firefighters got a break as gusty winds turned into breezes. Temperatures remained high, but humidity levels were expected to soar as cool air moved in from the ocean and the Santa Ana winds retreated. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
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A Southern California wildfire burning through coastal wilderness nearly doubled in size Friday, growing to more than 28 square miles.

"It's just the beginning of May and we already have a 10,000-plus acre fire that's burning intensely," said Ventura County Fire Department spokesman Tom Kruschke. "That doesn't bode well for the rest of the season."

Here's a look at that and other wildfires spreading across the region.

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