Weather cooperating with efforts to fight Station Fire

The Station Fire in the Angeles National Forest has burned more than 120,000 acres. Thousands of people who live near the fire area have evacuated.

Incident commander Mike Dietrich with the U.S. Forest Service said the higher humidity and slightly lower temperatures helped fire crews get a handle on the fire last night.

Mike Dietrich: "And what that did was allow us to conduct some burnout operations above the communities of Glendale, in that area, and then also up on the Santa Clara Ridge area, which went all very well."

Forecasters expect temperatures to reach 100 degrees in the fire area, and there’s a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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