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An increase in humidity on Thursday has helped firefighters in southern California get a handle on the massive fire that has charred nearly 145,000 acres and destroyed dozens of homes.

Firefighters have contained 38 percent of the Station fire, which has been burning north of Los Angeles for more than a week, fire officials said Thursday. They are making progress, particularly on the west side of the fire, but the blaze is still producing hot spots, including one that forced the evacuation of about 25 residents early Thursday.

Families in 11 homes were awoken at around 4 a.m. and given three hours to leave their homes near the Dillon Divide community. Read full article »

CNN's Barbara Starr contributed to this report

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