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Firefighters have fully contained the wildfire of more than 6,500 acres in the Cajon Pass, about 50 miles east of Los Angeles. The blaze had destroyed three homes soon after it broke out on Wednesday alongside Interstate Highway 15. Four other outbuildings also burned. The U.S. Forest Service said fewer than 300 firefighters are still on the firelines today, after keeping the blaze from reaching the ski-resort community of Wrightwood. Also reported 100% contained is the largest California wildfire of nearly 23,000 acres, about 30 miles east of Yosemite National Park. The Cannon fire raged for two weeks near the small community of Walker, about 90 miles south of Reno, Nevada. Three crew members of a firefighting air tanker died in a crash during the height of the blaze on the eastern slopes of the Sierra Nevada.

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