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TIJUANA, Mexico — Three people have died in wildfires in Mexico’s Baja California, the Associated Press reported Friday.

More than 1,600 people had to evacuate their homes as fires burned near Tecate, Tijuana and between Rosarito and Ensenada, according to the country’s civil defense agency.

The blaze near Tecate burned more than 35,000 acres.