Calif. firefighters make progress against fires

Firefighters made progress in battling several blazes burning thousands of acres across California as a heat wave showed some signs of peaking late Tuesday.

A pair of wildfires several miles apart in Northern California that have scorched more than 20,000 acres and left two firefighters with heat-related injuries grew larger, but additional firefighters arriving to help out were able to increase containment levels on the fires. A wildfire in Southern California sent smoke over San Bernardino and the triple-digit temperatures left four firefighters with heat-related injuries.

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