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A crew from PG&E works Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, to restore power to a rural subdivision overrun by fire by the Ponderosa Fire outside Manton, Calif. The fire continued to grow Thursday, burning through 44 square miles after burning 84 homes and other buildings in an area about 30 miles southwest of Redding, Calif. (AP Photo/Jeff Barnard)

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