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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. | 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