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Fire department: Los Angeles blaze began beneath power lines

Seattle Times Monday, 14 October 2019
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A destructive fire that broke out on the edge of Los Angeles began beneath a high-voltage transmission tower owned by Southern California Edison, fire officials said Monday. Los Angeles Fire Department arson investigators determined the origin of the Saddle Ridge Fire was beneath power lines on a dry, steep hillside above […]
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