Firefighters overtaken by flames in California mountains


Several firefighters were overrun by flames while trying to protect a fire station in the rugged mountains near the central California coast. Three firefighters were airlifted to a hospital in Fresno and last report. One was in critical condition. They were working the Dolan fire at Los Padres National Forest 14. Firefighters had to deploy their individual fire shelter, which is designed to protect them by allowing the fire to roar over them. The injured firefighters were burned and suffered smoke inhalation. The Dolan fire has burned more than 73,000 acres since August 18th and is 40% contained

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