Monterey County Fire Destroys 20 Homes, Forces Evacuation of 300 People

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A California wildfire has scorched over 23,000 acres and continues to spread in the mountains along the northern end of the Big Sur coast. The Soberanes fire has destroyed 20 homes and forced the evacuation of 300 people so far, according to CAL FIRE. We'll get the latest on the blaze and check in with some experts on what's being done to contain it.

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Krista Almanzan, news director, KAZU

Dan Brekke, blogger and online editor, KQED

Robert Fish, battalian chief and information officer, CAL FIRE