A timber yard in California blazes as wildfire triples in size

A timber yard in San Bernardino, California, has caught fire. Credit: NBC News

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US wildfire 60% contained

A fierce wildfire that threatened 4,000 homes northwest of Los Angeles is now 60% contained after milder weather conditions. The Ventura County Fire Department expects to begin de-mobilising firefighters today and has lifted all evacuation orders.