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California Wildfires (2009)

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  • San Diego County fires: 'It's like a scene from Armageddon'

    San Diego County fires: 'It's like a scene from Armageddon'
    Brush fires broke out in more than half a dozen spots in northern San Diego County and spread at a dangerous pace as hot, dry, erratic winds, backed by record temperatures, raked Southern California for a second day Wednesday.
  • Woman detained in 405 Freeway fire in Mission Hills

    Woman detained in 405 Freeway fire in Mission Hills
    Police detained a woman Wednesday in connection with a small brush fire that forced the closure of a major freeway for more than an hour in the Mission Hills area. Police said the woman, who was not identified, was detained as a person of interest and...

    Raging California wildfires fueled by unusually hot May weather

    Raging California wildfires fueled by unusually hot May weather
    The brush fires that swept across San Diego County on Wednesday were fueled by a dangerous mix of record-high temperatures and strong winds that officials say are unusual for May. The fires were more proof that California’s drought conditions have...

    San Diego County fires: Crews battle to save homes in San Marcos

    San Diego County fires: Crews battle to save homes in San Marcos
    Firefighters continued to battle more than half a dozen wildfires that had burned about 10,000 acres Wednesday night in San Diego County as crews made a stand to protect homes in the parched hillsides of San Marcos. The blaze in San Marcos had charred...

    Jerry Brown warns of dangerous wildfires in coming months

    Jerry Brown warns of dangerous wildfires in coming months
    Gov. Jerry Brown said Monday it's going to take more money and manpower to combat wildfires this year as a severe drought creates dangerous conditions around California.  "Fire is an ever-present danger, and it's never been, in the lives of anyone...