California wildfires threaten luxury mansions

A firefighting helicopter dropping water over the Bel-Air neighbourhood of Los Angeles, California, on Wednesday in an effort to douse a blaze. The raging wildfires have threatened multimillion-dollar mansions with blazes that have already forced mor
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A firefighting helicopter dropping water over the Bel-Air neighbourhood of Los Angeles, California, on Wednesday in an effort to douse a blaze. The raging wildfires have threatened multimillion-dollar mansions with blazes that have already forced more than 200,000 people to flee.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 08, 2017, with the headline 'California wildfires threaten luxury mansions'. Print Edition | Subscribe