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April 21, 2021: Damin Anthony Pashilk, 40, is under arrest, accused of setting a devastating wildfire that disrupted the lives of thousands of people. He may also be linked to other wildfires over the past year. The Clayton Fire in northern California has destroyed more than 175 buildings. Mireya Villarreal reports from Lower Lake.
April 21, 2021: A dangerous new wildfire in Southern California has exploded in size and now affects more than 80,000 people. The Blue Cut fire covers around 18,000 acres east of Los Angeles. The fire is zero percent contained. Carter Evans reports from Phelan, about 45 miles from Los Angeles.
April 21, 2021: The explosive wildfire in California is zero percent contatined at this point. It has torched more than 30,000 acres and more than 80,000 people have been urged to evacuate. Jasmine Viel from our CBS station in Los Angeles joins CBSN's Reena Ninan on the phone with more.
April 21, 2021: KCBS' Jasmine Viel is at on the front lines of the California firefight right by Los Angeles. Viel explains how firefighters are working around the clock to contain the expanding wildfire.
April 21, 2021: The blazing Blue Cut fire is forcing more than 82,000 people to evacuate east of Los Angeles. CBS2/KCAL9 news reporter Jamine Viel joins CBSN with more on the efforts to contain the raging fire.
April 21, 2021: An explosive wildfire in California is spreading faster than firefighters have ever seen. Over 1,500 crews have been dispatched to contain the fire. CBS News' Carter Evans explains why those firefighters are struggling.
April 21, 2021: The massive wildfire burning 60 miles east of Los Angeles is now about half contained. Evacuation orders for thousands of people in the area have been lifted. The wildfire began on Tuesday, burning 37,000 acres and destroying more than 300 homes and buildings. Carter Evans reports from Phelan, a city where residents...
April 21, 2021: Damage assessment teams were out in force Friday in California. Fire officials said at least 96 homes were destroyed in intense wildfires this week in San Bernardino County. Carter Evans reports.
April 20, 2021: A fast-moving wildfire is threatening more than 1,500 homes in Southern California near Los Angeles. KNX radio reporter Pete Demetriou joins CBSN with more.
April 20, 2021: Wildfires are closing in on several California neighborhoods, forcing thousands to evacuate. The Sand
April 20, 2021: Thousands of people have been able to return home after an explosive California wildfire prompted evacuations. KNX radio reporter Pete Demetriou joins CBSN with the latest details.
April 20, 2021: Some residents have been able to return home after firefighters made progress against a huge wildfire burning in the mountains north of Los Angeles. Other residents don't have a home to return to though. Mireya Villarreal has more.
April 20, 2021: Stephen Vest was left homeless after the Camp fire destroyed Paradise. He died last year after a chaotic incident in which police shot at him 11 timesThrough the overhead lights from his car, the security guard saw that Stephen Vest was injured. The dark-haired 30-year-old’s left arm appeared to be bleeding as he ...
April 20, 2021: Wildfires are burning in at least nine states across the West. At least seven large fires are in California, including one along the coast near Big Sur. Carter Evans reports that deadly and destructive fire is driving away tourists.
April 20, 2021: Firefighters were battling extreme
April 20, 2021: A massive wildfire is threatening thousands of homes in the mountains of San Bernardino County. KCBS reporter Jeff Win joins CBSN's Elaine Quijano from Lake Arrowhead, California, with the latest.
April 20, 2021: A raging wildfire in northern California has forced around 4,000 people from their homes. An official says the Clayton fire has destroyed a significant number of buildings. The fire has burned 3,000 acres and is only five percent contained. Mireya Villarreal reports.
April 20, 2021: A wildfire in northern California has burned more than 3,000 acres, and forced thousands of residents to evacuate. CBS News's Mireya Villarreal has the latest on the fire.
April 20, 2021: Fires in the western United States devastated a California town over the weekend. The fire, fueled by drought, heat, and high winds, engulfed the town in less than an hour. Mireya Villarreal has more.
April 19, 2021: Two people are dead after they tried to flee a large and fast-moving wildfire that is burning out of control in central California. The fire in Kern County began on Thursday. About 30,000 acres have been destroyed, including 80 homes. The blaze is the worst in what has been a series of wildfires to hit central and S...
April 19, 2021: It's estimated that fireworks cause more than 18,000 fires in the U.S. each year. They're being blamed for a 2,500-acre fire in Boise, Idaho. In California, five years of record drought have made the state a tinder box. The U.S. Forest Service reports the drought has killed off 66 million trees. Teri Okita has more.
April 19, 2021: Thousands were forced to evacuate this past weekend after a raging wildfire ignited in a popular recreational spot in Cape Town, South Africa. The blaze first erupted in the city’s Table Mountain National Park early on Sunday, causing the evacuation of hikers in the region, according to CNN. Evacuations were o...
April 19, 2021: The fire, which began Sunday and is still being fought, ravaged a library that housed first-edition books, films, photographs and other primary sources documenting Southern African history.
April 19, 2021: Evacuations were ordered in the Gavilan Hills area of Riverside County on Monday afternoon as firefighters battled a wildfire.
April 18, 2021: At least 4,000 acres have already gone up in flames due to the so-called sherpa