Steep terrain slows fight against California coastal fire

Reuters: Hundreds of firefighters battled to gain control of a raging wildfire along central California's scenic Big Sur coastline on Tuesday, hampered by steep and brushy terrain and narrow roads, officials said. By nightfall, the Pfeiffer fire had blackened 769 acres and was 20-percent contained, U.S. Forest Service spokeswoman Lynn Olson said. Crews expect to extend containment lines around the perimeter of the fire by Friday, she said. So far, the fire has destroyed at least 15 dwellings and forced......

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