In Thursday’s Pictures in the News, firefighters battle a fast-moving brush fire in Santa Clarita that briefly forced more than 1,000 residents to flee their homes. The Calgrove fire has burned 398 acres near the 5 Freeway and was 60% contained Thursday morning, Los Angeles County fire inspector David Dantic said. He said fresh firefighters were attacking the flames and have slowed the fire’s spread.
Anaheim: Angel Taylor Fetaherston is mobbed by his teammates after hitting a walk-off single in the 13th inning against the Houston Astros at Angel Stadium.
Amreli District, India: Indian villagers stand on a building awaiting rescue by authorities as floodwaters rise in the western state of Gujarat on Wednesday.
Karo, North Sumatra: Mt. Sinabung volcano spews giant volcanic ash on Thursday. Sinabung is one of 129 active volcanoes in Indonesia, which sits on the Pacific Ring of Fire, a belt of seismic activity running around the basin of the Pacific Ocean.
And there’s more.