September 2016: Loma Fire Threatening Hundreds of Homes
Here's a slideshow depicting the major science and disaster news events of September 2016.
1. Philae Was Lost, Now Found 2. Studies Show Sugar Demonized Fat 3. Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan Pledge Billions to End Disease 4. Loma Fire Threatens Hundreds of Homes 5. First Healthy Three-Parent Baby Is Born 6. Elon Musk Outlines His Vision to Populate Mars
- Loma Fire Threatening Hundreds of Homes
- A wildfire of as-yet undetermined cause breaks out in the Santa Cruz Mountains of California on Monday Sept. 26, 2016. The Loma fire, located just south of San Francisco, is threatening more than 300 structures and as of Wednesday, 22% contained, with almost 3,000 acres burned. More than 1,700 fire personnel are actively working to contain the blaze.
- Photo source: AP Photo/Noah Berger