2008 Pulitzer finalists: Breaking News Photography

PERILOUSLY CLOSE: Flames racing up a hillside threaten homes near Running Springs. Mandatory evacuations were in place throughout much of the San Bernardino Mountains from Snow Valley Lake west to the Valley of Enchantment. Although the blaze jumped over California 330, firefighters were heartened by its movement from areas of dense timber into regions with lighter vegetation.
Robert Durell / Los Angeles Times
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