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Trump Administration Denies Newsom Request For Wildfire Relief [Video]

Trump Administration Denies Newsom Request For Wildfire Relief

The federal government Thursday denied Gov. Gavin Newsom's request for help following two major Southern California wildfires.

Credit: KCAL 9 CBS LA     Duration: 00:21Published
Bobcat Fire Possibly Caused By Vegetation Contacting SCE Conductor [Video]

Bobcat Fire Possibly Caused By Vegetation Contacting SCE Conductor

The Bobcat Fire, which has burned 115,796 acres in the Angeles National Forest, may have been caused by vegetation coming into contact with a Southern California Edison overhead conductor, the company..

Credit: CBS2 LA     Duration: 00:30Published
Increasing Containment For Bobcat Fire Leads To Updated Evacuation Guidelines [Video]

Increasing Containment For Bobcat Fire Leads To Updated Evacuation Guidelines

Residents are still urged to have plans in place for evacuation should the situation change.

Credit: KCAL 9 CBS LA     Duration: 00:28Published
Gov. Newsom Declares State Of Emergency In LA County In Response To Bobcat Fire [Video]

Gov. Newsom Declares State Of Emergency In LA County In Response To Bobcat Fire

Gov. Gavin Newsom Friday declared a state of emergency in Del Norte, Los Angeles and Mendocino counties in an effort to increase the response to various fires that have burned thousands of acres,..

Credit: CBS2 LA     Duration: 00:31Published
SoCal Braces For Heat Wave, Winds As Red Flag Warning Takes Effect [Video]

SoCal Braces For Heat Wave, Winds As Red Flag Warning Takes Effect

The wildfire risk will be high Monday across much of Los Angeles and Ventura counties and the Inland Empire as a heat wave roils the region, bringing with it a red flag warning. Joy Benedict reports.

Credit: CBS2 LA     Duration: 01:58Published
Containment Of 114,103-Acre Bobcat Fire Expected Wednesday [Video]

Containment Of 114,103-Acre Bobcat Fire Expected Wednesday

Firefighters expect to finally have full containment of the Bobcat fire by Wednesday. Amy Johnson reports.

Credit: CBS2 LA     Duration: 00:22Published
Firefighters Gain More Ground On 114,004-Acre Bobcat Fire [Video]

Firefighters Gain More Ground On 114,004-Acre Bobcat Fire

Firefighters had gained more ground on the 114,004-acre Bobcat fire which has been burning for nearly three weeks. Amy Johnson reports.

Credit: CBS2 LA     Duration: 00:18Published
Crews battle Bobcat wildfire flames by throwing flames for back-burns [Video]

Crews battle Bobcat wildfire flames by throwing flames for back-burns

California firefighters use flamethrowers in the San Gabriel Mountains to back burn terrain in the path of the Bobcat fire.

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Firefighters Make More Strides Against Bobcat Fire As Evacuations Lifted [Video]

Firefighters Make More Strides Against Bobcat Fire As Evacuations Lifted

Crews continued Friday to make headway in combatting the Bobcat Fire burning in the Angeles National Forest and Antelope Valley foothills, as evacuation orders were lifted for several neighborhoods.

Credit: CBS2 LA     Duration: 01:05Published
California firefighters set strategic fire to build wildfire containment line [Video]

California firefighters set strategic fire to build wildfire containment line

Firefighters in California have been filmed setting fire to brush in the Mount Wilson area of Los Angeles.The controlled fires are a strategy to stop the raging Bobcat Fire that is currently looming..

Credit: Zenger News     Duration: 00:32Published
Firefighters Take Advantage Of Cooler Weather To Gain Ground On Bobcat Fire [Video]

Firefighters Take Advantage Of Cooler Weather To Gain Ground On Bobcat Fire

The fire has burned at least 113,986 acres and was 50% contained as of Thursday morning. At least 47 homes have been destroyed.

Credit: KCAL 9 CBS LA     Duration: 01:59Published
US firefighters continue to battle Bobcat Fire as it burns over 100,000 acres [Video]

US firefighters continue to battle Bobcat Fire as it burns over 100,000 acres

Firefighters continue to battle the Bobcat Fire as it burns over 100,000 acres in Angeles National Forest, California. Footage filmed on September 22 shows fire crews attempting to stop the fire..

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Some Evacuation Orders Lifted For Bobcat Fire, 47 Homes Destroyed [Video]

Some Evacuation Orders Lifted For Bobcat Fire, 47 Homes Destroyed

Firefighters Thursday morning continued to make significant progress on the stubborn Bobcat Fire burning in the Angeles National Forest and Antelope Valley foothills amid a new investigation into..

Credit: CBS2 LA     Duration: 02:27Published
Firefighters Strengthen Containment Lines Around Bobcat Fire, 47 Homes Destroyed [Video]

Firefighters Strengthen Containment Lines Around Bobcat Fire, 47 Homes Destroyed

Firefighters Thursday morning continued to make significant progress on the stubborn Bobcat Fire burning in the Angeles National Forest and Antelope Valley foothills amid a new investigation into..

Credit: CBS2 LA     Duration: 02:11Published
SoCal Edison Cooperating With Federal Investigators Into Potential Link To Bobcat Fire [Video]

SoCal Edison Cooperating With Federal Investigators Into Potential Link To Bobcat Fire

Federal investigators are looking into whether a huge wildfire in the Angeles National Forest was sparked by Southern California Edison utility equipment, according to the company.

Credit: KCAL 9 CBS LA     Duration: 02:04Published
With better weather, crews increase containment of massive Bobcat Fire [Video]

With better weather, crews increase containment of massive Bobcat Fire

Weaker winds, cooler temperatures and higher humidities helped firefighters more than double their containment of a destructive wildfire that has been stubbornly burning in the Angeles National Forest..

Credit: KTLA     Duration: 02:50Published
At Least 29 Structures Damaged Or Destroyed As Bobcat Fire Continues To Grow [Video]

At Least 29 Structures Damaged Or Destroyed As Bobcat Fire Continues To Grow

The Bobcat Fire continued to threaten hundreds of homes in the Antelope Valley Tuesday as it also ripped through dense brush in the Angeles National Forest to the south, with exhausted crews battling..

Credit: KCAL 9 CBS LA     Duration: 02:42Published
Woman, 76, Living In RV After Bobcat Fire Destroys Juniper Hills Home [Video]

Woman, 76, Living In RV After Bobcat Fire Destroys Juniper Hills Home

A pile of rubble is all that is left of Mardelle Sakemiller's home of more than 35 years after the Bobcat Fire burned through her Juniper Hills neighborhood.

Credit: CBS2 LA     Duration: 02:31Published
Over 29 Structures Damaged Or Destroyed As Bobcat Fire Continues To Grow [Video]

Over 29 Structures Damaged Or Destroyed As Bobcat Fire Continues To Grow

The Bobcat Fire continued to threaten hundreds of homes in the Antelope Valley Tuesday morning as it also ripped through dense brush in the Angeles National Forest to the south, with exhausted crews..

Credit: CBS2 LA     Duration: 02:19Published
Crews Work To Defend Mt. Wilson Observatory From Bobcat Fire [Video]

Crews Work To Defend Mt. Wilson Observatory From Bobcat Fire

Firefighters continued to defend the Mount Wilson Observatory in the Angeles National Forest along with several radio and television communication towers valued at about $1 billion. Hermela Aregawi..

Credit: KCAL 9 CBS LA     Duration: 02:06Published
Bobcat Fire Continues To Push Past 100,000 Acres In Its Second Week [Video]

Bobcat Fire Continues To Push Past 100,000 Acres In Its Second Week

As of Monday night, the fire was 106,179 acres in size and containment decreased from 15% to 13% containment. Nicole Comstock reports.

Credit: KCAL 9 CBS LA     Duration: 02:19Published
California Bobcat fire grows to over 105K acres [Video]

California Bobcat fire grows to over 105K acres

The Bobcat fire has continued to grow into its 16th day Monday, September 21, burning nearly 105,000 acres in the mountains of northeast Los Angeles. The fire started to break out on September 6..

Credit: Newsflare     Duration: 00:36Published
Firefighters Tackle Bobcat Fire Moving Near Mt. Wilson Observatory [Video]

Firefighters Tackle Bobcat Fire Moving Near Mt. Wilson Observatory

The Bobcat Fire has grown to more than 100,000 acres and remains at 15% containment. Fire officials said it doesn’t appear that the Mt. Wilson Observatory is in immediate danger but they’re..

Credit: CBS2 LA     Duration: 01:56Published
Bobcat Fire burns 105,000+ acres, continues to threaten homes in Southern California [Video]

Bobcat Fire burns 105,000+ acres, continues to threaten homes in Southern California

The massive Bobcat Fire burning in the Angeles National Forest continues to threaten homes in the Antelope Valley Monday.

Credit: KTLA     Duration: 03:28Published
Exploding Bobcat Fire Destroys Homes In Antelope Valley [Video]

Exploding Bobcat Fire Destroys Homes In Antelope Valley

The Bobcat Fire -- now one of the largest in Los Angeles County history -- showed no signs of easing up Monday as it continues to threaten the Antelope Valley, where it has burned homes and forced..

Credit: CBS2 LA     Duration: 02:14Published

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The Bobcat Fire has burned for more than two weeks and was allowed to become one of Los Angeles County's largest-ever wildfires due to limited firefighting resources after it was ignited.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lack of firefighting resources in the hours after it was sparked allowed a fast-moving wildfire to make an unprecedented run through Southern California mountains and eventually..
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Bobcat Fire creates 'Hades-scape' as California wildfire threatens over 1,000 homes

A wind-driven wildfire burning in the mountains northeast of Los Angeles once again threatened the Mount Wilson Observatory as officials warned that more than 1,000 homes are at risk due to the..
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California's Bobcat Fire not expected to be contained until Oct. 30; 4,000 forced to evacuate

Up to 85 structures may have burned, officials say. The blaze has torched more than 106,000 acres and full containment is not expected until Oct. 30  
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Bobcat Fire in California becomes one of largest in Los Angeles County history, whips up 'smokenado'

A wind-driven wildfire burning in the mountains northeast of Los Angeles has now scorched over 100,000 acres as of Monday, as strong winds even whipped up a "smokenado." 
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Bobcat wildfire destroys homes, Los Angeles nature center: 'It was so terrifying'

The Bobcat Fire has burned more than 160 square miles in and around the Angeles National Forest, destroying an unknown number of homes.
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As Firefighters Battle Dozens Of Blazes, California's Bobcat Fire Nears 100,000 Acres

Improving weather conditions have aided firefighters' efforts to contain major wildfires on the West Coast, but dozens rage on. The Bobcat Fire has become one of Los Angeles County's largest ever.
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California firefighters struggle to put out massive Bobcat fire

Firefighters in southern California are battling one of the largest wildfires ever to hit Los Angeles County. The Bobcat fire has ravaged nearly 100 acres with no signs of slowing down. Lilia Luciano..
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Smoke from Western wildfires reaches the East Coast as millions of acres burn

Massive wildfires burning in California, Oregon and Washington state have spread smoke as far away as New York City and Washington, D.C. The fires have killed more than 30 people and forced thousands..
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Firefighters Battle To Save LA's Historic Mt. Wilson Observatory

The Bobcat Fire came within 500 feet of the observatory on Tuesday. The same dry, isolated conditions that make Mt. Wilson susceptible to fire also made it perfect for stargazing.
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Latest: Disaster declaration issued for Oregon wildfires

The Latest on wildfires in the U.S. West (all times local): 10 a.m. SALEM, Ore. — President Donald Trump has issued an emergency declaration for Oregon due to the deadly wildfires that have..
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Bobcat Fire in California comes dangerously close to Mount Wilson Observatory

A wildfire burning in the foothills northeast of Los Angeles came dangerously close a famous observatory early Wednesday. 
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Strong winds may worsen uncontrolled wildfires across West

Strong winds are fanning dozens of wildfires burning across the nation's western states. CBS News' Laura Podesta rounds up the latest developments, and KCBS reporter Kara Finnstrom joins CBSN live with..
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Crews struggle to contain record-breaking wildfires in California

Massive wildfires continued to ravage California over the holiday weekend, forcing thousands from their homes and leaving many others without power. This year's fire season has officially set a..
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