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The Powerhouse Fire, San Francisquito Canyon. (AP Photo)

More cool weather aids crews fighting Powerhouse Fire

PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) — Thousands of firefighters working through the night took advantage of cool, moist air as they built containment lines around a massive wildfire that destroyed six houses north of Los Angeles. U.S. […]


(AP Photo)

Residents watched, waited until flames descended

PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) — Residents of the rural community of Lake Hughes in northern Los Angeles County are waiting out a wildfire at a Red Cross shelter in nearby Palmdale. Dozens of people fled the […]


Smoke rises from the Powerhouse Fire. (AP Photo)

Southern Calif wildfire explodes in size overnight

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fire that destroyed at least five structures and threatened hundreds of others exploded in size overnight, burning dangerously close to two communities north of Los Angeles. Erratic wind spread the […]



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