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Weather aids firefighters; Mt. Wilson still threatened

Publié par Clifford Armion le 09/02/2009

Louis Sahagun, Corina Knoll and Joe Mozingo

"Higher humidity and slightly lower temperatures helped firefighters inch closer to subduing the monstrous fire that has lashed about the San Gabriel Mountains for a week, but they were scrambling late Tuesday in gusty winds to keep it from overrunning Mt. Wilson. "The reprieve from extremely dry weather had fire crews feverishly setting back fires and cutting fire lines throughout the day, raising the blaze's containment to 22% in the evening, up from 5% the night before. Southwest winds largely pushed the fire deeper into the forest." Read on...

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"Weather aids firefighters; Mt. Wilson still threatened", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), février 2009. Consulté le 01/12/2023. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/weather-aids-firefighters-mt-wilson-still-threatened