California Fires Force Horse Evacuations

Smoke rising from wildfires in Los Angeles County, Calif., provided an uneasy backdrop for the teams of rescuers tending to animal evacuees housed at Pierce College, just eight miles from the fires. At one time the college housed more than 210 horses, mules, and other livestock.

As of Sept. 29, wildfires fueled by dry conditions and the seasonal Santa Ana winds burned across 10 miles

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