Nearly 14,000 firefighters have been deployed to the blazes, but containment of the largest ones remains low [Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Photo]

Nearly two dozen enormous wildfires continued to ravage parts of California on Saturday, fueled by high temperatures and continuing lightning strikes, including 100 that hit on Friday, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CalFire) said.

The fires have killed six people and incinerated nearly 700 buildings since beginning after an earlier lightning storm last week. Together, the blazes have burned nearly 404,700 hectares (one million acres), the agency said Saturday.

Wildfire is threatening parts of the San Francisco Bay Area, the forested region near the University of California at Santa Cruz and a wide swath of the area between San

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