Firefighters gain on major California blazes as heat wave breaks

A helicopter draws water from Corona Lake before flying towards Holy Jim Canyon during firefighting efforts for the Holy Fire, in California, U.S., August 12, 2018, in this still image taken from a video obtained from social media. Melodee Tonti/via REUTERS

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A break in the brutal heat wave that has baked California for much of the summer gave firefighters a chance to attack a string of major wildfires burning across the state that have killed eight people and destroyed thousands of homes. The cooler temperatures, down from triple digits across much of […]

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