Oct 18, 2017

Firefighters Injured as New Wildfires Burn in California

Santa Cruz County, CA
USA
by
Sean Breslin
,
The Weather Channel
A firefighter builds a containment line as he battles a wildfire Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, near Boulder Creek, California. Photo: Marcio Jose Sanchez, AP
A firefighter builds a containment line as he battles a wildfire Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, near Boulder Creek, California. Photo: Marcio Jose Sanchez, AP

Dozens were evacuated and five firefighters were injured Tuesday as several new wildfires burned in California, including one that threatened a mountaintop observatory.