Bulldozer flips, kills driver fighting Big Sur blaze

Jul 28, 2016

Bulldozer flips, kills driver fighting Big Sur blaze

The operator of a bulldozer was killed when it rolled over during the fight against a wildfire near Big Sur that has destroyed 20 homes and spread across more than 36 sq. miles (93.24 sq. km), California fire officials said Wednesday. Another operator escaped ...

20,000 forced to flee as 'explosive' wildfire rages north of LA

Jul 26, 2016

20,000 forced to flee as 'explosive' wildfire rages north of LA

A firefighting army converged Monday on a dangerous wildfire burning in the mountainous northern fringe of metropolitan Los Angeles after it wildly expanded and forced thousands of people from their homes during the weekend. Nearly 3,000 firefighters were put on the lines after the ...