Wildfire rages near L.A.

Associated Press
A firefighting helicopter drops water on a wildfire in the Angeles National Forest north of Glendora, Calif., Monday, Sept. 3, 2012. A day after the wildfire broke out near a campground and forced the evacuation of thousands of campers and picnickers it had grown to more than 4,100 acres, or roughly 6 square miles, and was just five percent contained. (AP Photo/Jason Redmond)

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A 3,600-acre fire in the San Gabriel Mountains near Los Angeles chewed through thick brush in steep terrain that hadn't burned in two decades amid hot, dry conditions. (Sept. 5)

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