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FLYING EMBERS: David Ottesen, 16, gets hit by an ember as flames approach his parents on Bent Tree Courtin Poway Monday. David Ottesen does what he can with a hose before firefighters arrive. "These embers were flying at us, hundreds of embers, and we had to dodge them," he said.
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