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chewing through heavy brush near hesperia, forcing tens of thousands of people from their homes. we have team coverage on the big fire this morning. ken and les are standing by to discuss air quality and road closures related to the fire. peter dawson will join us at 6:30 from the red cross shelter in hesperia. to give us an update on evacuations. yvette baysinger, the executive director of the san bernardino red cross, will join us in a few minutes to discuss the current response effort. but first... mike doria joins us live from the scene of the fire on the eye-15 near hesperia. where a state of place. mike what can you tell us about the air and ground attack as firefighters head into day two of the fire fight? the fire is 0% contained with now 18,000 acres burning. helicopters of been flying overnight dousing hotspots and flames with water and fire retardant. more than 82,000 told to evacuate from wildfire
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bernardino county has been shooting from wildfire a fast-moving wildfire in san bernardino county has been shooting flames 80 feet high and has become a 28-square-mile monster that's burned a number of homes. tens of thousands of people have been forced to flee, including the ski resort town of wrightwood. ranchlands 60 miles east of los angeles have been devoured. the i-15 is closed in both directions at the cajon pass and east of los angeles have been devoured. the i-15 is closed in both directions at the cajon pass and more than 85,000 residents have been encouraged to evacuate. an estimated 34,000 homes have now been affected by the fire and more threatened by the fire. the dryness due to a longstanding drought coupled with heavy winds fanned the flames causing them to spread rapidly. several shelters are set up -- the on in hesperia where we are at sultana high school. "oh it's insane...when it came through earlier...just overwhelmed, it's insane." the smoke from the fires is now hovering near the california / nevada border just outside of primm. it is an all hands on deck situation with neighboring agencies helping
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firefighters and 102 engines in the mix. yvette baysinger, the executive director of the san bernardino red cross, joins us now to discuss the current response effort in hesperia. good morning yvette... as of now... how many people are you helping... and how many more do many people are you helping... and how many more do you expect to come in??
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the evacuees?
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and is there anything the community can do to help in your efforts? ((closed captioning will resume)) ((closed captioning will resume)) ((closed captioning will resume)) ((closed captioning will resume))
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thousand people are being affected by the evacuation warnings from the blue-cut fire. you can donate directly to the disaster relief through the red cross three different ways. you can donate over the phone at 1-800-red-cross. or online at red-
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the word "red- cross" to 90999 to make a 10-dollar donation. you can find all of this information on our website, fox5 vegas dot com. if you have video or images from the blue-cut fire that you'd like to share with us... we'd love to see them. you can post them to our facebook page or email them directly to us at desk-at-kvvu-dot- com. you could see your images live on air right here on fox5. kem smith joins us now from the traffic center. ken, the eye-15 was shut down through the el cajon pass in both directions tuesday afternoon. and this morning we're learning that there is no time table for when it will reopen?! good morning. here's a look at your fox5 traffic solutions let's begin with your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the
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alternate routes listed on our maps back to the news desk les krifaton joins us now to talk about the smoke that's pushing into the vegas valley. les, we're learning that the extremly hot, dry conditions are making the battle more difficult for firefighters. what's in store for them today? another hot day in las vegas as temperatures remain above normal. we are adding something new to the mix
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valley from the blue cut fire near the cajon pass. a seasonal air quality advisory for ground level ozone is already in place, adding the smoke will likely cause air quality to worsen through part of the day. daytime temperatures will continue a downward trend the rest of the week. the uv index for wednesday is 10 or very high. a few days ago... a
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killed while fighting the fire... governor brian sandoval is honoring the man's ultimate sacrifice. fox5's alyssa deitsch joins us live to tell us how-- although he's not from this state-- his death is having an impact here in nevada. justin beebe's death reminds us all... how dangerous it is to battle the wildifres here in the west... and young men and women come in from all over the country to help us out. governor sandoval is honoring that sacrifice justin beebe made... by ordering all flags be flown at half staff today from sunrise to sunset. beebe was killed saturday fighting the strawberry fire in the great basin national park... east of ely. the 26-year-old
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hotshot crew... fighting fires for the u-s forest service. while battling the blaze... a falling tree killed beebe. his family in vermont says he died doing what he loves... fighitng fires and being outdoors. "i think his legacy should be for people to strive to be the best they can be that would be what he wants." they also said his legacy will continue for them... as beebe secretly planted apple tr their property... and they are now starting to sprout. his family is expected to travel to missoula, montanathis weekend for a memorial service with his fellow hotshot firefighters. and another one is planned in his home state of vermont. historic flooding in louisiana claims the lives of at
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this morning we're getting a closer look at the devastation left behind... plus what's being done to help the thousands left without homes. plus... it's day 3 of our sos drive... and we need to finish big... see where you can drop off those school supplies today... and maybe even get a hug from maria... that's next.
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thousand acres and has forced 82-thousand from their homes in southern california. you're looking live at the growing wildfire right now. the red cross has set up shelters for those evacuated. and a major road closure is affecting travel on the i-15 headed to and from las vegas.. because that freeway has been closed. that bluecut fire 0% contained. fire crews have been
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the clock trying to contain it. a mcdonald's worker in cajon pass busted out their cell phone and recorded this video. this was taken from the resturant.. the video is tinted orange from the smoke.. and the flames can easily be seen from miles away. some homes and historic diners have already burned to the ground. parts of louisiana are now entering recovery mode.. after days of flooding destroys at least 40- thousand homes. 11 people are dead.. and tens of thousands are displaced.. after more than 20 inches of rain fell over four days time.. overflowing creeks and rivers. as people head back to whats left of their homes.. widespread curfews have been put in place because of reports of looting. this is officially
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worst flooding in the state's history and fema is already urging homeowners to apply for disaster assistance. the historic rainfall in louisiana is leaving families with nothing. if you would like to help with the flood relief... there are several emergency relief organizations you can donate to. the united way of southeastern louisiana is providing counseling, clothing and food to victims. and the salvation army's gulf coast fund provides emergency relief assistance, temporary shelter and services the red cross is offering free meals, temporary shelter and support. you can donate 10-dollars by simply texting "l- a-floods" to 90999. this support is crucual to ensuring these families have the tools they need to recover. another hot day in las vegas as temperatures remain above normal. we are adding something
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wednesday, smoke drifting into the valley from the blue cut fire near the cajon pass. a seasonal air quality advisory for ground level ozone is already in place, adding the smoke will likely cause air quality to worsen through part of the day. daytime temperatures will continue a downward trend the rest of the week. the uv index fo or very high.
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here's a look at your fox5 traffic solutions let's begin with your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construction areas to look out for and listed on our maps back to the news desk for a full list of
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visit our website... fox five vegas dot com. "take 5 to care is sponsored by nv energy, subaru of las vegas and henderson hospital." it's day 3 of our supply our students drive... you guys have been great... but we have a long way to go still. we collected a bunch of supplies and raised 25- hundred dollars on tuesday. down at n-v energy on tuesday. b-m-x- er and t-v host t-j lavin stopped by to help us out, and even took over the mic for a while. "for me it's really simple, i've been blessed with a position to be able to give, so i give. nothing more." baha, the owner of stacks and yolks restaurant stopped by with his daughters to make a donation. right now we have about one thousand backpacks. our goal is to get three thousand by
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we are collecting colored pencils, folders, pens, pencils, spiral notebooks. anything to help our students be successful in the classroom. you still have a chance to donate.... monica jackson will be accepting your donations live outside the fox5 studios in henderson starting at seven a-m.
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can agree on.. is that sugar makes some kids bounce off the walls. "ice cream, candy, sweets." "i do like cupcakes." but now it looks like that sugar high is a myth. a nearly 20 year study found no scientific connection between sugar and a change in behavior among children. and instead say that "sugar high" is just percieved by parents.
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releases adrenaline and we know what happens to with adrenaline with anyone: it gets you agitated." that explains why the kids get so excited. but.. doctors don't all agree with this study. one pediatrician says this is a disconnect between science and common sense.. because anyone with a child knows.. that sugar high is very real. with school just around the corner.. two organizations are teaming up.. to give students with visual impairments in texas a chance to see the classroom a little more clearly. "it's going to h her confidence, and confidence is a big thing, with confidence, you aspire to do more." these texas students are getting "electronic video magnifiers".. also known as e- v-m's. the machines make it easier to see.. mcdonald's is trying to make your kids healthier with its latest happy meal toy... "wearable technology." mcdonald's just released a new
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walk off a kids meal. now using this pedometer.. kids can have a little fun tracking their progress. with a little bit of creativity.. and a lot of support from family.. nothing can keep this 1-year-old down. at just four- months old.. little evelyn was diagnosed with stage four neuro-blastoma... she fought through chemotherapy.. only to become paralyzed during remission. but evelyn is still zipping around.. using a kitchen cutting board.. bumbo chair.. and tiny bike wheels.. evelyn's parents made this homemade wheelchair.. and they say she's fast. they even needed to install a speed bump in their living room. a widlfire is
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pass right now. thousands have been evacuated... and the i-15 is still shutdown this morning. let's take a live look at the fire right now. so far more than 18-thousand acres have burned... forcing entire communities to evacuate. this morning the fire is zero percent contained as it continues to threaten more than 34-thousand homes. we'll be back in 2 minutes with a look at the fire zone and how first responders are helping the
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jack's new brewhouse bacon burger, new from jack in the box. hey, where did jack go? he was just here. since 1961, pearle vision has provided the neighborhood with expert eye care. that was dr. stanley pearle's vision and we still proudly carry on his legacy. today, doctors like lisa hamilton perform eye exams that can help detect diabetes. because we care for you... and your eyes. re, in your neighborhood.
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haven't heard from them since." a wall of fire... forcing homeowners to leave... as the wildfire in southern california quickly spreads. "oh it's insane when it came through earlier it was a huge wall of flames" a major artery from las vegas to california... shut down. "i was texting my friend who was way ahead of us and they go through, we got detoured off the freeway" this morning... live team cover fire fight. welcome back to fox5 news this morning i'm maria silva. and i'm dave hall. we are following breaking news on the blue-cut fire. right now the i-15 is still shut down. the fire, which started tuesday morning has already forced more than 82-thousand evacuations. we have team coverage on the cajon pass fire this morning. ken and les are standing by to discuss air quality and road closures related
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peter dawson will join us at 6:30 a-m from the red cross shelter. to give us an update on evacuations. but first... mike doria joins us live from the scene of the fire on the eye-15 near hesperia. mike we're learning that the extremly hot, dry conditions are learning that the extremly hot, dry conditions are making the battle more difficult for firefighters. what's in store for them today? more than 700 firefighters from neighboring agencies and 104 engines are all teamed up to tackle this blaze that has now claimed more that 18,000 acres of land burning up homes, cars and whatever else is in its path -- in every direction. more than 82,000 told to evacuate from wildfire a fast-moving wildfire in san bernardino county has been shooting flames 80 feet high and has become a 28-square-mile monster that's burned a number of homes. tens of thousands of people have been forced to flee, including the ski resort town of
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east of los angeles have been devoured. an estimated 34,000 homes have now been affected by the fire and more threatened by the fire. the dryness due to a longstanding drought coupled with heavy winds fanned the flames causing them to spread rapidly. several shelters are set up -- the one in hesperia where we are at is at sultana high school. overnight, helicopters doused flames with water and fire retardant hoping to thwart the fire but at this point -- little progress. the fires sent residents running. jason atkins lives in area "the smoke just got more and more intensive...kind of worked its way up." gary sigler retired firefighter "one of the largest fires i've seen in 18 years...when i was department." cops went through various communities yesterday encouraging people to get out. again, 85,000 people have been told to evacuate.
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are being affected by the evacuation warnings from the blue-cut fire. thousand people are being affected by the evacuation warnings from the blue-cut fire. you can donate directly to the disaster relief
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cross three different ways. over the phone at 1-800-red-cross. online at red- cross-dot-org. or you can also text the word "red-cross" to 90999 to make a 10- dollar donation. you can find all of this information on our website, fox5 vegas dot com. if you have video or images from the blue-cut fire that you'd like to share with us... we'd love to see them. you can post them to our facebook page or email them directly to us at desk-at-kvvu-dot- com. you could see your images live on air right here on fox5. kem smith is standing by in the traffic center. ken, the eye-15 remains shut down through the el cajon pass in both directions this morning. have you gotten any word when the roads will reopen?! good morning. here's a look at your fox5 traffic
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here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construction areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps back to the news desk smoke is starting to push into the
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san bernardino county. les joins us now to talk about the extremly hot, dry conditions that are making the fire fight more difficult for fire crews. les, what can they expect out there today. another hot day in las vegas as temperatures remain above normal. we are adding something new to the mix wednesday, smoke drifting into the valley from the blue cut fire near the cajon pass. a seasonal air quality advisory for ground level ozone is already in place,
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quality to worsen through part of the day. daytime temperatures will continue a downward trend the rest of the week. the uv index for wednesday is 10 or very high. police are on the lookout for a man
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attempted to rob five business in just over 9 hours. police say all incidents happened yesterday on spring mountain between jones and rainbow. they're looking for a white man in his 30s.. with sandy hair.. about 6-feet-tall.. weighing around 200 pounds. he was last seen wearing blue jeans.. a black jacket and glasses.. and wearing a motorcycle helmet. witnesses say he rides a black motorcycle. if you have any information about this crime.. you can leave an anoymous tip by calling crime stoppers at 702- 365-55-55. republican vice presidential candidate mike pence his headed to the valley.. he's in henderson this afteroon on behalf of his running mate donald trump. "for the sake of all our god given liberties, we have to make sure that the next president making appointment to the supreme court of the united states of america is president donald trump."
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pence will be holding a town hall at the henderson convention center starting at 2 p-m... doors open at 11. the event is free and open to the public. donald trump is also making his way to nevada. the republican nominee will be at a fundraising dinner with nevada republicans next friday. tickets to the event cost between 200 dollars and 5- grand. the event starts at 6 p-m next friday at harrah's lake tahoe. federal water managers project, by a narrow margin, that lake mead will not have enough wate and arizona in 2018. the 24-month projection was released on tuesday. they hope to avoid a shortage declaration next year but for 2018 -- the federal bureau of reclamation expects it to miss the mark by under a foot. but they are working to avoid declaring a shortage in 20-18 happening today.. p-t's entertainment group is having a job fair! the company is looking to staff
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215 and flamingo.. which is scheduled to open in mid-september. it is filling full- time and part-time positions.. including bartenders.. servers.. and cooks. if you are interested.. head over to the company's "golden entertainment employment center" on south jones -- that address is on your screen -- today from 2 to 6 p-m. they say necessity is the mother of invention.... next... we'll show you the unique way one woman is helping homeless women in need. its the last day of our s-o-s drive... let's hit the finish line big... today we'll be collecting donations right here at fox5. the bluecut fire
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another hot day in las vegas as temperatures remain above normal. we are adding something new to the mix wednesday, smoke drifting into the valley from the blue
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seasonal air quality advisory for ground level ozone is already in place, adding the smoke will likely cause air quality to worsen through part of the day. daytime temperatures will continue a downward trend the rest of the week. the uv index for wednesday is 10
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good morning. here's a look at your fox5 traffic solutions let's begin with your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construction areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps
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for a full list of road closures... visit our website... fox five vegas dot com. the 29-year-old son of drug lord "el chapo" has been abducted in mexico. according to officials.. jesus alfredo guzman was among a half-dozen men
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puerto vallarta on monday. the attorney general says the kidnappers are apart of a rising rival drug cartel. so far only four of the victims have been identified.. and authorities say there has been no contact with the abducted.. or the abductees. a maryland woman is running a lingerie shop out of her home. but it's not for her own profit. she's collecting thousands of bras for homeless people around the country. "we are giving out support and something new to someone who wouldn't necess it all started when dana marlowe lost weight. her bras didn't fit her anymore... so she called on family and friends to help collect enough of them to help people in shelters. today, her initiative is gaining worldwide attention... from people across the globe pitching in to help.. and as a result of her good will.. more than 2- thousand bras have been donated. if you'd like to get in on this world wide movement... you can donate
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by sending them to the address on your screen. we also have a link to the campaign on our website.. fox 5 vegas dot com. for more info just go to our website at fox5 vegas dot com. and click on the links section it's the final day of our annual supply our students drive. you guys have been great so far... but we need one final push. our monica javkson will be live again this morning... right here at fox5... keep in mind...backpacks are always the number one need. this year we are hoping to fill 3- thousand backpacks for loca if your child needs supplies for school... you can apply with the salvation army family services. the number is 702- 649-8240. monica jackson will be taking your donations live from from our backlot starting at 7 a-m. the infamous
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has been sold! we'll introduce you to the billionaire who purchased it... and why hugh heffner will continue to call the playboy mansion his home. plus... america's olympic sweetheart... meets america's young beefcake... see how they cute they are... and why simone biles was kind of nerding out. let's take another live look t near hesperia, california. this morning the fire is zero percent contained as it continues to threaten more than 34-thousand homes. so far the fire has burned more than 18-thousand acres and forced more than 80- thousand people from their homes.
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e, she had nothing to say..." if donald trump cannot respect a gold star family, then why would anyone in america think he would respect them.
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morning... hugh hefner's playboy mansion is changing hands. after a worldwide search for a buyer... hef's next door neighbor ended up buying the property. and it's not your average real check this out. the property was originally listed for 200-million dollars... but there weren't any takers. so hef brought the price down a cool hundred mil. the new owner, daren metropoulos, is the co-owner of the hostess brand. he's agreed to let hugh hefner live there for the rest of his life. the latest issue of sports illustrated features 3 u-s
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three alone... they've won 16 olympic medals in rio... 13 of those medals being gold! this sports illustrated cover shows michael phelps, katie ledecky and simone biles... posing in their medals. the cover is simone's second.. and michael phelp's 11th. winning four gold medals is pretty great.. but i guess for 19 year olds.. getting a kiss from your crush is better. simone biles said she was on cloud 9 after meeting actor zac efron. tweeting out "just call me mrs. efron already". the olympic athlete may be one of the best gymnast of all time.. but she's also a efron super fan. she even has a cardboard cut- out of him.
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niagara falls has become the latest natural wonder of the world to add a zip line. the adrenaline- pumping attraction lets visitors plunge toward the falls at speeds topping 40 miles per hour...while suspended 200 feet above the falls. operators say they are expecting at least 800 zip line riders each day... the cost is 50 dollars. niagara falls, the most powerful waterfall in north america....
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than 12 million tourists a year. let's take a look at what's ahead on fox five news this morning. the smoke got more and more intesnse. a huge wildfire in southern california burning thousands of acres. causing evacuations... the cops came up to the door said you evacuated the fire is getting closer and closer and delays. im going to have to sto and probably shut down because of my hours for the day because im going to be out of hours from the smoke to the road closures... this morning... live team coverage on the fire fight. good morning i'm dave hall. and i'm maria silva. let's get straight to breaking news on the blue cut fire. right now the fire
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control, destroying land and structures in san bernardino county. 34,000 homes are being threatened... and the i-15 is still shutdown in the area. we have team coverage this morning. ken and les are standing by to discuss air quality and road closures related to the fire. peter dawson will join us at 6:30 a-m from the red cross shelter in hesperia. to give us an update on evacuations. yvette baysinger, the executive director of the san bernardino join us in a few minutes to discuss the current response effort. but first... mike doria joins us live from the scene of the fire on the eye-15 near hesperia. mike what can you tell us about the air and ground attack as firefighters head into day two of the fire fight? the fire is 0% contained with now 18,000 acres burning. helicopters of been flying overnight dousing hotspots and
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and fire retardant. more than 82,000 told to evacuate from wildfire a fast-moving wildfire in san bernardino county has been shooting flames 80 feet high and has become a 28-square-mile monster that's burned a number of homes. tens of thousands of people have been forced to flee, including the ski resort town of wrightwood. ranchlands 60 miles east of los angeles have been devoured. the i-15 is closed in both directions at the cajon pass and more than 85,000 residents have been encouraged to evacuate. an estimated 34,000 homes have now been affected by the fire and more threatened by the fire. the dryness due to a longstanding drought coupled with heavy winds causing them to spread rapidly. several shelters are set up -- the on in hesperia where we are at sultana high school. "oh it's insane...when it came through earlier...just overwhelmed, it's insane." the smoke from the fires is now hovering near the california / nevada border just outside of primm.
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on deck situation with neighboring agencies helping fight the blaze on deck situation with neighboring agencies helping fight the blaze and more than 700 firefighters and 102 engines in the mix. yvette baysinger, the executive director of the
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red cross, joins us now to discuss the current response effort in hesperia. good morning yvette... as of now... how many people are you helping... and how many more do you expect to come in?? how are you guys preparing to accomodate all of the evacuees? and is there anything the community can do
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efforts? to help in your efforts? ((closed captioning will resume))
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by the evacuation warnings from the blue cut fire. you can donate directly to the disaster relief through the red cross three different ways. you can donate over the phone at 1-800-red-cross. or online at red- cross-dot-org. you can also text the word "red- cross" to 90999 to make a 10-dollar donation. you can find all of this information on our website, fox5 vegas dot com. if you have video or images from that you'd like to share with us... we'd love to see them. you can post them to our facebook page or email them directly to us at desk-at-kvvu-dot- com. you could see your images live on air right here on fox5. ken smith joins us now from the traffic center. ken, the eye-15 was shut down through the el cajon pass in both directions tuesday
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we're learning that there is no time table for when it will reopen?! good morning. here's a look at your fox5 traffic solutions let's begin with your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construction areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps back to the news desk
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les krifaton joins us now to talk about the smoke that's pushing into the vegas valley. les, we're learning that the extremly hot, dry conditions are making the battle more difficult for firefighters. what's in store for them today? another hot day in las vegas as temperatures remain above normal. we are adding something new to the mix wednesday, smoke drifting into the valley from the blue cut fire near the cajon pass. a seasonal air quality advisory for ground level ozone is already in place, adding the smoke will likely cause air quality to worsen
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temperatures will continue a downward trend the rest of the week. the uv index for wednesday is 10 or very high.
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sponsored by nv energy, subaru of las vegas and henderson hospital." it's day 3 of our supply our students drive... you guys have been great... but we have a long way to go still. our team was down at n-v energy on tuesday. we collected a bunch of supplies and raised 25- hundred dollars. baha, the owner of stacks and yolks restaurant stopped by with his daughters to make a donation. "for me it's really
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position to be able to give, so i give. nothing more." right now we have about one thousand backpacks. our goal is to get three thousand by 6:30 tonight. we are collecting colored pencils, folders, pens, pencils, spiral notebooks. anything to help our students be successful in the classroom. you still have a chance to monica jackson will be accepting your donations live outside the fox5 studios in henderson starting at seven a-m. we'll be right back.
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nevada fighting a fire... governor brian sandoval is honoring the man's ultimate sacrifice. fox5's alyssa deitsch joins us live outside our fox5 studio in henderson. where we are lowering our flag out of respect for the fallen firefighter. governor sandoval issued an executive order to lower all flags at half staff at government buildings... honoring the sacrifice justin beebe made. beebe's death reminds us all... how dangerous it is to battle the wildifres here in the west... and young men and women come in from all over the country to help us out. beebe was killed saturday fighting the strawberry fire in the great basin national park... east of ely. the 26-year-old from vermont was part of an elite hotshot crew... fighting fires for
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service. while battling the blaze... a falling tree hit and killed beebe. his family in vermont says he died doing what he loves... fighitng fires and being outdoors. "i think his legacy should be for people to strive to be the best they can be that would be what he wants." they also said his legacy will continue for them... as beebe apple trees on their property... and they are now starting to sprout. his family is expected to travel to missoula, montanathis weekend for a memorial service with his fellow hotshot
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another hot day in las vegas as temperatures remain above normal. we are adding something new to the mix wednesday, smoke drifting into the valley from the blue cut fire near the cajon pass. a seasonal air quality advisory for ground level ozone is already in place, adding the smoke will likely cause air quality to worsen through part of the day. daytime temperatures will continue a downward trend the rest of the week. the uv index for wednesday is 10
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good morning. here's a look at your fox5 traffic solutions let's begin with your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construction areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps back to the news desk for a full list of
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visit our website... fox five vegas dot com. in just a few months, you will be able to vote on whether or not people will be able to use marijuana recreationally, in the silver state. the morning rant is next. ((closed captioning
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david was proud to be an american soldier. and i know i'm prejudiced because he was my son, but i don't think he had a mean bone in his body. there is not a day that i don't think about david. when i saw donald trump attack another gold star mother, i felt nothing to say..."trage.d if donald trump cannot respect a gold star family, then why would anyone in america think he would respect them.
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for seniors like barbara, social security makes a difference every month. but for the wall street types who've given congressman joe heck's campaigns over $500,000, social security could mean billions of dollars in fees. that's what privatizing social security means and why joe heck and wall street support it. rivatization plan,ivatizing social security means retirement security gets risked on the stock market. and the wall street types supporting joe heck make billions. whose side are you on? senate majority pac is responsible
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i'm catherine cortez masto and i approve this message. four years ago i was diagnosed with breast cancer but early treatment saved my life. so i'm really outraged that joe heck voted ten times to defund planned parenthood which thousands of nevada women depend on for cancer screenings. congressman heck even threatened to shut down the federal government to eliminate funding for planned parenthood.
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as we get closer to the election.. more of you are starting to make your feelings known on question 2 which would legalize recreational marijuana.. on the subject of mary jane for all... mary l is not sold. callers! milwaukee is the latest city to see unrest and rioting
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at fox5vas 8285 a huge wildfire in southern
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burning thousands of acres. causing evacuatis. from the smoke to the road closures... we have live team coverage on the fire fight. welcome back to fox5 news this morning i'm maria silva. and i'm dave hall. let's start with breaking news on the blue-cut fire. right now the wildfire is threatening 34,000 homes... with 82,000 people already evacuated. i-15 is still shutdown in the area...
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we have team coverage on the fire this morning. ken will tell us how the shutdown is affecting travel to and from southern california... les is tracking smoke already drifting our way. peter dawson is standing by at the red cross shelter in hesperia. he will join us in a few minutes with the red cross to give us an update on evacuations. right now, an estimated 34,000 homes are being affected by the estimated 34,000 homes are being affected by the fire and more are threatened. the dryness due to a longstanding drought coupled with heavy winds fanned the flames causing them to spread quickly. overnight, helicopters hit the fire with water and fire retardant hoping to slow its progress... it's not working yet... the fire is zerp percent contained. jason atkins lives in area "the smoke just got more and more intensive...kind of worked its way up." (butt to) gary sigler retired firefighter "one of the largest fires i've seen in 18 years...when i was
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police officers went through various communities yesterday encouraging people to get out. again, 82,000 people have been told to evacuate. more than 82- thousand people have been forced to evacute during the fire.. packing community centers and high school gyms.. without any word if their homes have been destroyed. event animal shelters have opened up.. from evacuees across san bernardino county. peter dawson joins us from one of those shelters now.. peter.. what is it looking like out there? cc will continue shortly cc will continue shortly
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in order for the
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they'll need some help too... here's how you can do it. you can donate directly to the disaster relief through the red cross three different ways. over the phone at 1-800-red-cross. online at red- cross-dot-org. or you can also text the word "red-cross" to 90999 to make a 10- dollar donation. you can find all of this information on our website, fox5 vegas dot com. if you have video or images from the blue-cut fire that you'd like to share with us... we'd love to see them. you can post them to our facebook page or email them directly to us at desk-at-kvvu-dot- com. you could see your images live on air right here
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kem smith is standing by in the traffic center. ken, the eye-15 remains shut down through the el cajon pass in both directions this morning. have you gotten any word when the roads will reopen?! good morning. here's a look at your fox5 traffic solutions let's begin with your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construction areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps back to the news desk smoke is starting
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vegas valley. les joins us now to talk about the extremly hot, dry conditions that are making the fire fight more difficult for fire crews. les, what can they expect out there today. another hot day in las vegas as temperatures remain above normal. we are
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wednesday, smoke drifting into the valley from the blue cut fire near the cajon pass. a seasonal air quality advisory for ground level ozone is already in place, adding the smoke will likely cause air quality to worsen through part of the day. daytime temperatures will continue a downward trend the rest of the week. the uv index for wednesday is 10 or very high. in local news,
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lookout for a man they say robbed three businesses in just under an hour. police say all incidents happened last night on spring mountain between jones and rainbow. they're looking for a white man in his 30s.. last seen wearing blue jeans.. a black jacket and glasses.. and wearing a motorcycle helmet. witnesses say he rides a black motorcycle. if you have any information about this crime.. you can leave an anoymous tip by calling crime stoppers at 702- 365-55-55. governor mike pence his headed
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henderson this afteroon on behalf of his running mate donald trump. "for the sake of all our god given liberties, we have to make sure that the next president making appointment to the supreme court of the united states of america is president donald trump." (applause) pence will be holding a town hall at the henderson convention center starting at 2 p-m... and doors open at 11. the event is free and open to the public. donald trump is also making his way to nevada. the republican nominee will be at a fundraising dinner with nevada republicans next friday. tickets to the event cost between 200 dollars and 5- grand. the event starts at 6 p-m next friday at harrah's lake tahoe. happening in town today.. p-t's entertainment group is having a job fair! the company is looking to staff its new tavern location near the 215 and flamingo.. which is scheduled to open in mid-september. it is filling full- time and part-time positions.. including bartenders.. servers.. and
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interested.. head over to the company's "golden entertainment employment center" on south jones -- that address is on your screen -- today from 2 to 6 p-m. 10 seconds is not a lot of time... but some people do their best work in 10 seconds... like these two. it's usain bolt... against a rubik's cube guy... see who wins the epic showdown. plus... turn around... hey.. turn around... dude... you're about to be eaten... what the hall is next
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david was proud to be an american soldier. and i know i'm prejudiced because he was my son, there is not a day that i don't think about david. when i saw donald trump attack another gold star mother, i felt nothing to say..."trage.d if donald trump cannot respect a gold star family, then why would anyone in america think he would respect them.
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california... this fire just popped up yesterday... and has been growing like crazy... as of now... 85,000
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with 34,000 homes being threatened. and a major road closure is affecting travel on the i-15 headed to and from las vegas.. because the cajon pass has been closed. that blue cut fire is zero percent contained. more than 700 fire fighters have been working around the clock trying to contain it. another hot day in las vegas as
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adding something new to the mix wednesday, smoke drifting into the valley from the blue cut fire near the cajon pass. a seasonal air quality your fox5 traffic solutions let's begin with your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construction areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps back to the news desk for a full list of road closures... visit our website... fox five vegas dot com. a maryland woman
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but it's not for her own profit. she's collecting thousands of bras for homeless women around the country. "we are giving out support and something new to someone who wouldn't necessarily have it." it all started when dana marlowe lost
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her anymore. so she had a bright idea. so she called on family and friends to help collect enough of them to help people in shelters. today, her initiative is gaining worldwide attention... from people across the globe pitching in to help.. and as a result of her good will.. more than 2- thousand bras have been donated. if you'd like to get in on this world wide movement... you can donate new and gently used bras. by sending them to the address on your screen. for more info just go to our website at fox5 vegas dot com. and click on the links section usain bolt just ran 100 meters in 9.8 seconds... there's not much you can do in 9.8 seconds... ken smith can comb his hair... les can wax his lip... and one guy can do this. ("set... gun... cheering)
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it's bolt... against a man trying to solve a rubik's cube... they're both blazing fast... and he won!! in your face fastest man alive... rubik's cube guy solved it in about 8 seconds... this needs to be a new olympic sport... sprinters against rubik's cube dudes. we go from the thrill of victory... to the agony of defeat... a russian diver won the gold medal back in 2012... so clearly he's the man to beat this year too... right?? (terrible dive) ohh dear... if this was a belly flop contest... my man would win the gold... but it's not... and that was one of the worst dives you'll ever see... he scored a 0... not even a sympathy point... he didn't win another gold medal... but he does win a place in our hearts. finally... this video is titled "the kids playing" on youtube... here's the deal though... those "kids" are
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and this is their idea of playing... a cheetah appears to charge after the man... but at the last second... a tiger swats it away... it's terrifying... and inspiring at the same time... the man is eduardo serio... he even said gracias to the tiger... serio founded this big cat sanctuary in mexico city... it's unclear if the cheetah was just playing around... or looking for a serio sandwich?? ((anchor chat)) forget pacman .... coming up after the break... we're introducing you to pac-dog
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i love bubbles and so do these guys. some orangutans at san diego zoo were just introduced to bubbles for the first time... and their reactions are priceless. this might just be the cutest arcade game player you will ever see! take a look at this dog, going wild... in a doggy version of pacman. and this isn't just any old dog. you may remember twinkie the jack russell terrier from california... when he won the guiness world record for the fastest time..... popping 100
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morning will be right back. "the smoke just got i'm catherine cortez masto and i approve this message. it's a simple question. in washington, has congressman joe heck been standing up for you? heck voted ten times to defund planned parenthood. he even tried to shut down the federal government in order to eliminate funding for planned parenthood. and supports overturning roe v wade which would allow states to criminalize abortion. joe heck. part of the problem in washington.
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unfortunately blowing straight at us.." tens of thousands of people forced from their homes.. after a state of emergency is declared in southern california. we have live team coverage all morning.. of the devastating blue cut fire. good morning i'm jason feinberg and i'm alyssa deitsch in for monica jackson welcome to fox5 news this morning. let's get straight to breaking news on the blue-cut fire. the massive wildfire continues to burn out of

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