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LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. | Cooler weather helps crews fight Southern California fire

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif.  — Aided by slightly cooler temperatures, firefighters made steady progress Sunday in battling a wildfire that destroyed 16 structures as it raged through Southern California’s Cleveland National Forest. The Holy Fire was 41 percent contained Sunday afternoon after burning across 35.5 square miles (92 kilometers) of dry timber and brush, said Lynne … Continue reading LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. | Cooler weather helps crews fight Southern California fire

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif | Crews make progress battling Southern California wildfire

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif — Firefighters made significant progress trying to tamp down a wildfire that threatened homes and has been raging for days south of Los Angeles, officials said Saturday. Aircraft have been making flight after flight, dumping water and bright pink retardant to protect Lake Elsinore and other foothill communities as the fire sweeps … Continue reading LAKE ELSINORE, Calif | Crews make progress battling Southern California wildfire

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. | Crews battle growing wildfire near homes in California

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. — Firefighters fought to spare homes Friday from a growing Southern California forest fire, a day after flames came perilously close to neighborhoods and destroyed one house. Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency for Orange and Riverside counties as the fire carved its way along ridges in Cleveland National Forest … Continue reading LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. | Crews battle growing wildfire near homes in California

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif | Crews fight to keep flames from homes in California

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif— Firefighters fought to spare homes Friday from a growing Southern California forest fire, a day after flames came perilously close to neighborhoods and destroyed one house. Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency for Orange and Riverside counties as the fire carved its way along ridges in Cleveland National Forest south … Continue reading LAKE ELSINORE, Calif | Crews fight to keep flames from homes in California

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. | Firefighters battle to curb wildfire before winds return

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. — Aircraft turned hillsides red with retardant as homeowners wet their houses with garden hoses in a battle to contain an arson wildfire, which prompted evacuation orders for more than 20,000 people south of Los Angeles. Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Thursday night for Orange and Riverside counties as … Continue reading LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. | Firefighters battle to curb wildfire before winds return