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LOS ANGELES | New wildfires sweep through California, burning homes

LOS ANGELES — Firefighters toiled in stifling heat Saturday on the lines of destructive wildfires across the U.S. West, making progress against some blazes while struggling to tame others that have forced evacuations of hundreds of homes. In heat-stricken Southern California, powerful winds that sent an overnight inferno hopscotching through the Santa Barbara County community … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | New wildfires sweep through California, burning homes

GOLETA, Calif.  | New wildfires sweep through California, burning homes

GOLETA, Calif.  — Firefighters battling wildfires throughout the U.S. West that have torched hundreds of homes hoped for some help from the weather Saturday even as new fires swept sweltering Southern California. A fire on the California-Oregon border that destroyed 40 buildings and claimed at least one life since Thursday remained virtually out of control, … Continue reading GOLETA, Calif.  | New wildfires sweep through California, burning homes