Firefighters make gains against Los Angeles wildfire, evacuation orders lifted
Sunday, 13 October 2019 More than 1,000 firefighters battled a deadly and fast-moving wildfire on the northern edge of Los Angeles on Saturday, reinforcing containment lines that allowed thousands of residents under evacuation orders to return to their homes.
More than 1,000 firefighters battled a deadly wildfire on the northern edge of Los Angeles on Saturday.
They're reinforcing containment lines, allowing some of the thousands of residents under evacuation orders to return home.
According to Reuters, the Los Angeles Fire Department said the fire was...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California on Friday ordered rolling power outages for the first time since 2001 as a statewide heat wave strained its electrical system. The California Independent System Operator (California ISO), which manages the power grid, declared an emergency shortly after 6:30 p.m. and directed utilities around the state to shed their power loads.
A blistering heat wave across California is forecasted to exacerbate an already explosive blaze in Los Angeles County, fire officials said Friday. The Lake fire along Lake Hughes now spans more than 11,000 acres since igniting Wednesday. It had already been growing with the help of other fire-friendly conditions, the U.S. “Poor overnight humidity recovery allowed the fire to remain active” and was intensified by “critically dry fuels,” the agencies said.
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