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L.A. County Fire Chief Blames Woolsey Fire on ‘Extreme Climate Change’

Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl Osby on Monday appeared to blame climate change for the deadly Woolsey fire in Southern California and pushed back against President Donald Trump’s criticism of state officials, who he claimed were responsible for the fast-spreading blaze.

(INSET: Daryl Osby) A welcome sign remains near a burned burned home after the Camp fire tore through the region in Paradise, California on November 12, 2018. - Thousands of firefighters spent a fifth day digging battle lines to contain California's worst ever wildfire as the wind-whipped flames cleaved a …

Maxine Waters: We Wish Trump Would ‘Keep His Mouth Shut’ About California

Sunday on MSNBC’s “AM Joy,” Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) responded to President Donald Trump’s tweet about California’s wildfires. Waters said, “The president of the United States attempts to talk about things that he has no knowledge of.  He doesn’t even understand what goes

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California Wildfire Torches Famed Movie Site, Sends Celebrities Fleeing

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fast-moving wildfire in Southern California has scorched a historic movie site recently used by the HBO series “Westworld” and forced numerous celebrities to join the thousands fleeing flames that have claimed homes and prompted the total evacuation of the celebrity enclave Malibu.

PARADISE, CA - NOVEMBER 08: Firefighters try to save a building as the Camp Fire moves through the area on November 8, 2018 in Paradise, California. Fueled by high winds and low humidity, the rapidly spreading wildfire has ripped through the town of Paradise, charring 18,000 acres and destroying dozens …

***Live Updates*** Wildfires Blaze Across Parts of California

A wildfire blazing so quickly that firefighters couldn’t hope to stop it quadrupled in size Friday after destroying several thousand buildings and leveling much of a Northern California town of nearly 30,000 people, according to state authorities. A wind-driven wildfire is also raging through Southern California communities on Friday, relentlessly pushing toward tony Malibu.

A wildfire blazing so quickly that firefighters couldn’t hope to …

Tom McClintock: Trump ‘Is Absolutely Right’ About CA’s Environmental Laws

Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA) said President Donald Trump “is absolutely right” to criticize California’s management of its water and forest resources in relation to the Golden State’s ongoing wildfires. He spoke with Breitbart News Senior Editors-at-Large Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak during Monday’s edition of SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight.

Tom McClintock (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

Big Temperature Drop to Help Contain Holy Fire

Firefighters expect big gains toward containing Southern California’s Holy Fire in the coming days, as AccuWeather predicts high temperatures will fall by 19 degrees from earlier this week.

Holy Fire (David McNew / Getty)

Donald Trump Thanks Firefighters for Battling California Wildfires

“We’re deeply grateful to our incredible firefighters and first responders,” Trump said. “They’re really brave people, I’ve been watching them go to areas where very few people would go and some of them don’t come out alive.”

President Donald Trump shakes hands with firefighters at West Palm Beach Fire Rescue, Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, in West Palm Beach, Fla. President Trump who is spending the holidays at his private Mar-a-Lago estate and club in Florida thanked them for their service.

Donald Trump: Bad Environmental Laws Make California Wildfires Worse

“California wildfires are being magnified & made so much worse by the bad environmental laws which aren’t allowing massive amount of readily available water to be properly utilized,” Trump wrote on Twitter. “It is being diverted into the Pacific Ocean.”

Controlled burn California wildfires (Mark Ralston / AFP / Getty)

PICS: Death Toll Rises as Wildfires Ravage Greek Coast

RAFINA, Greece (AP) — The death toll from twin wildfires that raged through Greek seaside areas looked set to increase to around 50 Tuesday after rescue crews reported finding the bodies of more than 20 people huddled closely together near a beach northeast of the capital, Athens.

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Trump Uses State of the Union to Reach Out to California

In the introductory portion of his speech, Trump addressed the recent emergencies and natural disasters that had struck California and the rest of the nation, sounding a unifying theme right from the outset.

Trump reaches out State of the Union (Susan Walsh / Associated Press)