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Nearly 1,700 firefighters are on the lines as 2,700-acre blaze burns near resort town of Lake Isabella.
One of nine blazes in county races across hillsides near campus of Cal State-San Marcos.
At least 30 homes burned as thousands are forced to flee rapidly advancing flames in Carlsbad.
Authorities say they’ve arrested three people in connection with a brush fire near Glendora.
Latest post: Blaze Slows But Remains Extremely Dangerous Details, as of 10:30 p.m. PDT Friday: The fire that’s been burning all week just west of Yosemite took another giant leap in size Friday, with U.S. Forest Service and CalFire reporting the blaze, named the Rim Fire, has now covered more than 125,000 acres (more below on […]
by Christopher Weber and Reed Saxon, Associated Press LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters working in darkness doubled containment of a massive wildfire north of Los Angeles to 40 percent overnight, as cool, moist air moved in Monday to replace torrid weather. The fire, which has fed on old brush that hasn’t burned in decades, did […]