Fighting California Blaze With 'Special Forces' of Firefighters

Firefighters made important headway in Southern California today on wildfires that swept through the foothills near Los Angeles. The burn area covers 218 square miles, roughly the size of the city of San Francisco. Investigators said humans caused the fire, but have not said whether it was an accident or arson. The threat to the historic Mt. Wilson telescope and the cluster of broadcast towers that serve Los Angeles eased as the fires lessened. "We had a few days that were touchy, but things...Full Story
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