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2008-10-15 08:00:00

By Oren Dorell Firefighters in the hills around Los Angeles hope a break in winds today will help them douse two major wildfires, one of which doubled in size to 10,000 acres Tuesday.

2008-10-12 21:00:17

Firefighters backed by water-dumping helicopters and planes gained ground Sunday on a wildfire that destroyed two homes and forced the evacuation of about 1,200 people in a rugged area 20 miles north of downtown Los Angeles.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.