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California wildfires rage
Blazes prompt evacuations, destroy homes
A firefighter approaches a burning home along Olive View Road during a wildfire Friday in Alpine, Calif. Gusty winds fanned the flames as Southern California struggles through a scorching heat wave. - photo by Associated Press
LOS ANGELES — Firefighters toiled in stifling heat Saturday on the lines of destructive wildfires across the U.S. West, making progress against some blazes while struggling to tame others that have forced evacuations of hundreds of homes.
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