Calif. fires get under control as questions rise
By Kirk Johnson and Jennifer Steinhauer
New York Times
Copyright 2007 The New York Times
SAN DIEGO ó Firefighters on Wednesday began to assert control over wildfires that have burned through nearly 500,000 acres and displaced half a million residents over four days in Southern California.
While many fires continued to burn, especially east of San Diego, and officials warned that weather changes could reinvigorate waning flames, lower temperatures and abating winds helped greatly reduce the threat.
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