Edition:
United States
Pictures | Thu Jan 16, 2014 | 5:59pm EST

Wildfire destroys homes near Los Angeles, three arrested

A fire crew climbs a hill at the Colby Fire in Glendora, California January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

A fire crew climbs a hill at the Colby Fire in Glendora, California January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

A fire crew climbs a hill at the Colby Fire in Glendora, California January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Close
1 / 14
Jonathan Carl Jarrell (L), Steven Robert Aguirre (C) and Clifford Eugene Henry Jr. are seen in a combination picture of Glendora Police Department booking photos released in Glendora, California January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Glendora Police Department/Handout via Reuters

Jonathan Carl Jarrell (L), Steven Robert Aguirre (C) and Clifford Eugene Henry Jr. are seen in a combination picture of Glendora Police Department booking photos released in Glendora, California January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Glendora Police...more

Jonathan Carl Jarrell (L), Steven Robert Aguirre (C) and Clifford Eugene Henry Jr. are seen in a combination picture of Glendora Police Department booking photos released in Glendora, California January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Glendora Police Department/Handout via Reuters
Close
2 / 14
A home falls victim to the Colby Fire in Glendora, California January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

A home falls victim to the Colby Fire in Glendora, California January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

A home falls victim to the Colby Fire in Glendora, California January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Close
3 / 14
A helicopter makes a water drop on the Colby Fire in Glendora, California January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

A helicopter makes a water drop on the Colby Fire in Glendora, California January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

A helicopter makes a water drop on the Colby Fire in Glendora, California January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Close
4 / 14
Residents watch the Colby Fire burn in Glendora, California January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Residents watch the Colby Fire burn in Glendora, California January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Residents watch the Colby Fire burn in Glendora, California January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Close
5 / 14
A helicopter makes a water drop on the Colby Fire in Glendora, California January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

A helicopter makes a water drop on the Colby Fire in Glendora, California January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

A helicopter makes a water drop on the Colby Fire in Glendora, California January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Close
6 / 14
A home falls victim to the Colby Fire in Glendora, California January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

A home falls victim to the Colby Fire in Glendora, California January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

A home falls victim to the Colby Fire in Glendora, California January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Close
7 / 14
A helicopter makes a water drop on the Colby Fire in Glendora, California January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

A helicopter makes a water drop on the Colby Fire in Glendora, California January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

A helicopter makes a water drop on the Colby Fire in Glendora, California January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Close
8 / 14
Smoke rises from the Colby Fire seen from the Foothill Freeway approaching Glendora, California January 16, 2014. The fire began early Thursday morning and has so far scorched 125 acres. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Smoke rises from the Colby Fire seen from the Foothill Freeway approaching Glendora, California January 16, 2014. The fire began early Thursday morning and has so far scorched 125 acres. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Smoke rises from the Colby Fire seen from the Foothill Freeway approaching Glendora, California January 16, 2014. The fire began early Thursday morning and has so far scorched 125 acres. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Close
9 / 14
A firefighter hoses water as he defends a structure during the Colby Fire in hills above Glendora, California January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

A firefighter hoses water as he defends a structure during the Colby Fire in hills above Glendora, California January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

A firefighter hoses water as he defends a structure during the Colby Fire in hills above Glendora, California January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Close
10 / 14
The Colby fire burns in the hills above Glendora, California January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

The Colby fire burns in the hills above Glendora, California January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

The Colby fire burns in the hills above Glendora, California January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Close
11 / 14
Residents evacuate their home as the Colby Fire approaches in hills above Glendora, California January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Residents evacuate their home as the Colby Fire approaches in hills above Glendora, California January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Residents evacuate their home as the Colby Fire approaches in hills above Glendora, California January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Close
12 / 14
Residents evacuate their home as the Colby Fire approaches in hills above Glendora, California January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Residents evacuate their home as the Colby Fire approaches in hills above Glendora, California January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Residents evacuate their home as the Colby Fire approaches in hills above Glendora, California January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Close
13 / 14
A car drives away from the Colby Fire in hills above Glendora, California January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

A car drives away from the Colby Fire in hills above Glendora, California January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

A car drives away from the Colby Fire in hills above Glendora, California January 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Close
14 / 14

Next Slideshows

Kentucky offers 7G reward for tips on whooping crane shooter

(Reuters) - Kentucky is offering a $7,200 reward to anyone who can lead authorities to the person or people responsible for shooting two endangered whooping...

Jan 16 2014

Former Florida Senator Bob Graham in Cuba for environmental talks

HAVANA (Reuters) - A former democratic senator and governor from Florida, Bob Graham, visited Cuba this week to discuss oil spill prevention and preparedness...

Jan 16 2014

Beijing's mayor urges "all-out effort" to curb air pollution

BEIJING (Reuters) - Beijing's mayor pledged on Thursday to cut coal use by 2.6 million tonnes and set aside 15 billion yuan ($2.4 billion) to improve air...

Jan 16 2014

Canada's Eldorado does not see Perama approved before elections

(Reuters) - Eldorado Gold Corp's Perama Hill project in Greece is not likely to be approved before local elections scheduled for mid-year, the gold miner said...

Jan 16 2014

MORE IN PICTURES

Blessing of the animals

Blessing of the animals

Pet owners bring their animals to be blessed on the day of Saint Anthony, patron saint of animals.

Horses purified by fire

Horses purified by fire

In honor of Saint Anthony, patron of animals, Spanish revelers ride their horses through bonfires to purify the animals with smoke and flames.

Best of Australian Open

Best of Australian Open

Highlights from the tennis tournament in Melbourne.

Details at Detroit Auto Show

Details at Detroit Auto Show

The finishing touches on model cars at Detroit Auto Show.

Pope visits Chile and Peru

Pope visits Chile and Peru

Pope Francis arrived in Chile, the first stop in a trip that includes Peru, as he hopes to inject new confidence in two staunchly Catholic countries where the Church's credibility has been severely damaged by sexual abuse scandals.

Thousands flee erupting volcano

Thousands flee erupting volcano

Philippines orders the forced evacuation of residents after the Mayon volcano spews ash.

Today in Sports

Today in Sports

Our top sports photography of the day.

Winter wonderland

Winter wonderland

Frozen scenes from around the world.

Puerto Rico in the dark

Puerto Rico in the dark

Almost four months ago, Hurricane Maria decimated the U.S. territory's outdated electric grid so forcefully that 40 percent of its 3.4 million residents remain without power.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast