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About 700 fire personnel are battling the blaze as well as more than a dozen aircraft. www.latimes.com
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The 3 men in custody told police they had set a campfire and were tossing papers when a breeze kicked up and started the brush fire, police said. They were booked in the Glendora city jail in lieu of $20,000 bail. www.latimes.com
“We still have topography, which is a major factor, a critically dry fuel bed. The moisture out here is extremely low, as it is throughout all of L.A. County. Those are our biggest challenges right now.” www.latimes.com
The Glendora officer who detained suspects in the Colby Fire that has destroyed at least two homes and burned more than 1,700 acres said she “knew immediately” the men were involved. - More soon on L.A. Now www.latimes.com
Compelling account of officer who came across suspects in fire: When Miranda asked the men if they had anything to do with the blaze about three miles away, they denied it, she said. But the men were disheveled -- out of breath, covered in ash and smelled like smoke. www.latimes.com