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San Diego Stadium Hosts Wildfire Evacuees

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At least five deaths are being attributed to the Southern California wildfires. State officials are still ordering mandatory evacuations and calling for more firefighters and air support to battle the wide-spread blazes.

Thousands of evacuees are finding shelter at San Diego's Qualcomm Stadium. The evacuation center is being compared to the shelters set up at the Louisiana Superdome and Houston's Astrodome after Hurricane Katrina hit.

And while there are numerous differences between the disasters, the situation at Qualcomm Stadium is eerily reminiscent of the Astrodome.

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