"9 Wildfires Spring Up Around San Diego, More Than 9,000 Acres Burned"

"Carlsbad, California -- San Diego County is hoping for a break Thursday -- a day after wildfires ravaged the landscape, threatening homes, universities, a military base and a nuclear power plant.

'Let's hope for a calm day,' said County Supervisor Dianne Jacob, who marveled at the outbreak that saw San Diego go from one wildfire to nine, charring more than 9,000 acres.

Firefighters deployed across the country, jumping on every hotspot that flared up."

Ed Payne and Paul Vercammen report for CNN May 15, 2014.


"Conditions for San Diego County Wildfires 'are Going To Get Worse' " (Los Angeles Times)

"'This Is Extreme': Wildfires Strike Early, Hard in Southern California" (CNN)

"Fire Forces Evacuation of San Onofre Nuclear Plant" (Los Angeles Times)

Source: CNN, 05/15/2014