Fire crews in California are battling a massive wildfire that has forced thousands of people from their homes east of Los Angeles.
More than 1,300 firefighters, backed by helicopters and water-dumping planes, have been tackling the blaze dubbed the Apple Fire which started on Friday.
Parts of the fire are on steep, rugged hillsides, making it hard for fire engines to reach.
Around 7,800 residents have been told to evacuate the area.
Images show flumes of smoke filling the sky over the mountainous region. In a tweet, the National Weather Service said some smoke had blown east to Phoenix, Arizona – nearly 300 miles (482km) away.
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The wildfire began as two adjacent blazes in Cherry Valley, an area near the city of Beaumont.
It has since stretched o...Read More