Fire sparked by gender-reveal device killed Hotshot crew boss
Fire officials in Southern California say more than 1000 homes in the mountains north east of Los Angeles, remain threatened by the Bobcat fire. Matt Dillon with member station K. C. R W says a firefighter killed last week while working a fire in the San Bernardino Mountains has been identified. 39 year old Charlie Morton was a firefighter for practically his entire adult life. He joined the U. S Forest Service in 2006 and eventually became a squad boss for a crew of hotshots. The blaze that took his life Eldorado fire was sparked a gender reveal party. It's now burned more than 22,000 acres.