California wildfire said set by arsonist threatens community

LOS ANGELES - A Southern California wildfire - which authorities say was set by an arsonist with a grudge against a neighbor - doubled in size overnight into Friday as crews built fire lines and fought to protect thousands of homes in a lakefront community. The Holy Fire, which broke out

Crews battling the largest wildfire in California’s history

LOS ANGELES - Crews battling the largest wildfire in California's history face a return of gusting winds and high temperatures on Thursday that are expected to stoke a blaze that has burned an area nearly the size of Los Angeles. Northern California's Mendocino Complex fire was 47 percent contained on Wednesday,

A Seventh person died in a northern California wildfire Saturday

A seventh person died in a northern California wildfire Saturday, officials said, as a couple of other fast-growing wildfires in the state expanded by more than 25 percent overnight and continued to spread. More residents were ordered to evacuate their homes as weary firefighters endured high temperatures and gusting winds. The Carr

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