California’s Holy Fire erupts in dramatic time-lapse video, cooler weather aids firefighters

Dramatic new video shows the moment the Holy Fire roared to life last Monday in the hills of Southern California’s Orange County, as fire crews have made steady progress containing the blaze. The video from Arthur Whiting’s home shows the… Continue Reading

Crews make progress battling Southern California wildfire

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. –  Aided by slightly cooler temperatures, firefighters made steady progress Sunday in battling a wildfire that destroyed 16 structures as it raged through Southern California’s Cleveland National Forest. The Holy Fire was 41 percent contained Sunday afternoon… Continue Reading

Arson suspect calls charges a ‘lie’ as California’s Holy Fire grows

Forrest Gordon Clark, 51, was arrested late Tuesday on suspicion of setting California’s Holy Fire and making criminal threats.  (Orange County Sheriff’s Department) The suspect charged with deliberately starting Southern California’s Holy Fire — which began Monday and has spread… Continue Reading