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Weather assists US wildfires effort

A major change in weather conditions in California is helping firefighters bring a huge bush fire in coastal mountains under control.

A major change in weather conditions in California is helping firefighters bring a huge bush fire in coastal mountains under control.

The blaze has spread to more than 40 square miles but cooler temperatures and a drop in the wind speeds are helping the firefighting effort.

Peter Bowes reports from Los Angeles.