Forest Service to hire 500 fewer firefighters

Associated Press
Forest Service to hire 500 fewer firefighters

A plane drops water to fight what has been called the Powerhouse fire in the rural community of Lake Hughes in northern Los Angeles County. Calif., Monday, June 3, 2013. At least six houses have been destroyed by the fire, nine more were damaged, and 2,800 people fled 700 homes in Lake Hughes and Lake Elizabeth, 45 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

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