Crews make progress battling Southern California wildfire

Crews make progress battling Southern California wildfire

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. –  Firefighters made significant progress trying to tamp down a wildfire that threatened homes and has been raging for days south of Los Angeles, officials said Saturday. Aircraft have been making flight after flight, dumping water and bright pink retardant to protect Lake Elsinore and other foothill communities as the fire sweeps…

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Trump’s ‘ridiculous’ wildfire tweet

Trump’s ‘ridiculous’ wildfire tweet

JUST WATCHEDWildfires and deadly heat waves around the worldReplayMore Videos …MUST WATCHWildfires and deadly heat waves around the world 01:07 (CNN)Wildfires are raging in California. Several people are dead. President Trump’s concern?Water. “California wildfires are being magnified & made so much worse by the bad environmental laws which aren’t allowing massive amounts of readily available…

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White House can’t — or won’t — explain Trump’s wildfire tweets

White House can’t — or won’t — explain Trump’s wildfire tweets

(CNN)Even the White House can’t explain President Donald Trump’s tweets suggesting California environmental laws have worsened wildfires raging in that state.On Tuesday, administration officials declined to offer any clarity on Trump’s series of tweets claiming environmental laws and water regulations in California are hampering the state’s ability to fight the wildfires. Wildfire experts and local…

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