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California Wildfires (2009)

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  • Human Rights Watch: 'Appalling crimes' by both sides in South Sudan

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Both sides in South Sudan's new war have committed "appalling crimes," according to a Human Rights Watch report Thursday, offering a grim picture of massacres, ethnic killings and looting of humanitarian aid.
  • Wildfire northeast of L.A.: Homes burn, residents evacuated

    Wildfire northeast of L.A.: Homes burn, residents evacuated
    A fast-growing brush fire that broke out Thursday morning above Glendora started to overrun hillside homes as it grew to more than 125 acres, prompting evacuations, authorities said. The fire, reported just before 6 a.m. near the intersection of...

    'Really scary': Fast-moving wildfire north of Los Angeles burns homes

    'Really scary': Fast-moving wildfire north of Los Angeles burns homes
    The Colby fire that broke out near Glendora, north of Los Angeles on the edge of the Angeles National Forest, exploded in size Thursday morning as dry brush, steep terrain and winds made for rough firefighting conditions. Nathan Judy, a spokesman for...

    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...

    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. The fires forced...