Strong Winds Complicate California Wildfire Fight

Authorities in southern California warned of extreme fire conditions Thursday with dry air fanned by strong winds complicating efforts to battle multiple fires that broke out this week near Los Angeles.

"Let me be clear, no amount of resources can keep up with the predicted conditions," said CAL Fire Director Ken Pimlott.

With wind gusts of up to 145 kilometers per hour expected to continue through Friday afternoon, Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl Osby warned people to remain alert as he and other officials urged the public to evacuate at the...

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By: VOA - Thursday, 7 December

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