PALMDALE (CBSLA.com) — Officials believed a series of about seven small spot fires burning along the 14 Freeway in Palmdale and Lancaster might be the work of an arsonist. 327 more words
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Every year since the dawn of time, the Santa Ana winds lash Southern California’s dry autumn brushlands into explosive, blazing infernos. Every year since the dawn of the last century, Southern Californians express surprise as they are engulfed in a sea of flame. 154 more words
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ground crews getting help from water-dropping aircraft are battling two brush fires in Los Angeles.
A small blaze Sunday near large homes in the Mandeville Canyon area above Brentwood is sending up a huge plume of smoke visible for miles. 56 more words
BOSTON, MA — Days of high temperatures, low humidity, and high winds easily combined with the fuel left bare once the snow has melted and before the ground greens up create the perfect conditions for brush fires. 574 more words
HARTFORD, Conn. (CBS Connecticut) – State officials are warning of a very high forest fire risk today.
Connecticut is in the middle of brush fire season, which typically runs from mid-March to mid-May, and officials from the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s Division of Forestry are warning conditions today put parts of the state at high risk for brush and forest fires. 81 more words