Quantcast


Last updated: May 15. 2014 1:35AM - 229 Views
Associated Press



Del Mar firefighters roll up hose after a day fighting wildfires Wednesday, May 14, 2014, in Carlsbad, Calif. More wildfires broke out Wednesday in San Diego County,  threatening homes in Carlsbad and forcing the evacuations of military housing and an elementary school at Camp Pendleton. (AP Photo)
Del Mar firefighters roll up hose after a day fighting wildfires Wednesday, May 14, 2014, in Carlsbad, Calif. More wildfires broke out Wednesday in San Diego County, threatening homes in Carlsbad and forcing the evacuations of military housing and an elementary school at Camp Pendleton. (AP Photo)
Story Tools:

Font Size:

Social Media:

(AP) During a second day of a sweltering heat wave, flames engulfed suburban homes and shot up along canyon ridges in one of the worst of several blazes that broke out Wednesday in Southern California.


Thick black smoke darkened blue skies over the Pacific coast city of Carlsbad, about 30 miles north of San Diego, known for its Legoland California amusement park. The park was closed Wednesday because of a power outage caused by the fire.


At least two firefighters suffered minor injuries one heat-related and one from smoke inhalation since Tuesday.


___


Follow AP photographers on Twitter: http://apne.ws/XZy6ny


Associated Press
Comments
comments powered by Disqus



Featured Businesses


Poll



Info Minute



Gas Prices

Wilkes-Barre Gas Prices provided by GasBuddy.com