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Firefighters Battle Mother Nature In Attempt To Contain Blue Cut Fire

Rick McClure / AP

This Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016 photo shows the Summit Inn, a popular roadside diner at the crest of historic Route 66 in Oak Hills, Calif. burns to the ground after a fast burning wildfire swept through the town.

Rick McClure / AP

Susan Valot | The California Report
 
Scorching temperatures and low humidity are making it tough for crews to make progress on the Blue Cut Fire in San Bernardino County. The 40 square mile inferno has chased thousands of people from their homes.