This Los Angeles-Area Brush Fire Is The Largest In City's History
Sep 03, 2017, 16:34
The weather forecasts continue to expect temperatures across the State for the next seven days, it should complicate the task of the soldiers of the fire.
Evacuations orders remain for about 200 homes in Reverie Canyon and Haines Canyon Area and Burbank police issued evacuations for Stough Canyon Nature Center.
Hundreds of fire fighters were seen battling the blaze as the flames were spreading in four directions amid intense heat and wild winds.
About 300 acres have charred, and more than 400 firefighters from the Glendale and Los Angeles areas have been called in.
The man charged with starting the fire, John Ballenger, made his first court appearance in Butte County Superior Court on Friday, District Attorney Michael Ramsey said. "The home was at the end of a road with a draw on either side that allowed the fire to run right up", read a statement from LAFD.
Fire officials will be flying over the area at 6 a.m.to get a better assessment of what has burned. The blaze, which erupted on Tuesday from a campfire that was started outside a designated area, was 40 percent contained.
Los Angeles Fire Department Battalion Chief Ralph Terrazas said during a 3:30 p.m. news conference at the department's command post at the Hanson Dam that the 8,000-acre estimate number was expected to grow when there was time to fly over the perimeter. No injuries were reported.
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Meanwhile in OR, 140 hikers were being evacuated Saturday after a fire broke out southeast of Portland near the Eagle Creek Trail.
Firefighters worked to surround the blaze as multiple choppers performed water drops "to take the heat out of the head of the fire", Scott said. Although firefighters quickly extinguished the bulk of that fire, high winds caused embers to jump across the highway, sparking a spot fire north of I-210, Stewart said.
"It's actually really scary because we've never had a fire this close to us", said Tujunga resident Jessica Fernstrom.
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection says the blaze about 70 miles (112 kilometers) north of Sacramento had consumed almost 6 square miles (15 square kilometers).
Much of California was under an extreme heat warning through the weekend with temperatures hitting nearly triple digits in some places, according to the National Weather Service.
"Some of these people will be getting out soon, but others may have a very long night ahead of them", Pawlitz said.
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