Lake Hughes California

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)

Powerhouse Fire rages out of control

PALMDALE (CNS) – The Powerhouse Fire raging out of control in the Angeles National Forest since Thursday has scorched about 29,500 acres and is about 40 percent contained today, with full containment expected only next […]



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