Latest News Wires California wildfire 30 percent contained as temperatures drop

The wildfire threatening Los Angeles suburbs, known as Springs Fire, is becoming easier to fight officials say, as cooler more humid winds from the ocean move in. 

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A fierce wildfire threatening 4,000 homes northwest of Los Angeles was about 30 percent contained on Saturday as higher humidity and cooler temperatures helped firefighters, fire department spokesmen said.