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Forest Official: Wildfire Near Los Angeles Was Started by People

LOS ANGELES —  A U.S. Forest Service official said Wednesday that people started the huge wildfire burning in the mountains north of Los Angeles. Deputy incident commander Carlton Joseph said it wasn’t known whether the fire was set accidentally or…

Firefighters Near Los Angeles Destroyed Dozens of Homes

LOS ANGELES —  Firefighters set backfires and removed brush with bulldozers across a huge swath of Southern California forest on Tuesday to try to contain a 190-square-mile wildfire that has destroyed 53 homes and threatened thousands more in foothill suburbs. The…