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    REAL-TIME FIRE MAP NEAR LAKE HUGHES (CBSLA) – Firefighters braced for an extended fight Thursday as they worked to contain a wildfire that scorched 10,500 acres and burned several homes in the Angeles National Forest between Santa Clarita and Palmdale. Aug. 13, 2020. (CBSLA) The blaze was reported just after 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in the area of Lake Hughes and Pine Canyon roads and quickly exploded, growing to 10,500 acres by Thursday morning amid swirling winds and high temperatures, and forcing the evacuation of about 100 homes. Three structures were destroyed and 5,420 threatened, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. No injuries have been reported. “This will be a major fire for several days,” U.S. Forest Service Angeles...
    REAL-TIME FIRE MAP NEAR LAKE HUGHES (CBSLA) – There was zero containment Thursday morning on the rapidly-spreading Lake Fire which has destroyed several homes near Lake Hughes in the Angeles National Forest between Santa Clarita and Palmdale. Aug. 13, 2020. (CBSLA) The blaze was reported just after 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in the area of Lake Hughes and Pine Canyon roads and quickly exploded, growing to 10,500 acres by Thursday morning amid swirling winds and high temperatures, and forcing the evacuation of about 100 homes. “This will be a major fire for several days,” U.S. Forest Service Angeles National Forest Fire Chief Robert Garcia told reporters at a Thursday morning briefing. Homeowner Kenny Reynolds told CBSLA that his house was mostly...
    NEAR LAKE HUGHES (CBSLA) – There was zero containment Thursday morning on the rapidly-spreading Lake Fire burning near Lake Hughes in the Angeles National Forest between Santa Clarita and Palmdale. Aug. 13, 2020. (CBSLA) The blaze was reported 3:38 p.m. Wednesday in the area of Lake Hughes and Pine Canyon roads and quickly exploded, growing to 10,000 acres by nightfall amid swirling winds and high temperatures, forcing residents in about 100 homes to flee. CBSLA captured footage early Thursday morning of a home on Pine Canyon Road which appeared to have been destroyed, while a car and trailer on the property also appeared to have been torched. CBSLA crew which drove through the area counted about a dozen buildings which...
    The Lake fire has burned more than 10,000 acres in northern Los Angeles County. As of Wednesday night, Aug. 12, it is threatening homes in remote locations near Lake Hughes and is 0% contained. Evacuation zone — Mandatory evacuations for the area of Lake Hughes Road: Northwest of Lake Hughes Road and Lake Elizabeth Road — West Trail Mountain View Road in Lake Hughes community — From there, everything south of Highway 138, all the way west to Old Ridge Route, including Pine Canyon community Road Closures — Lake Hughes Road is currently closed from Castaic to Pine Canyon. Road closures continue from 3 Points Road to Pine Canyon Road, Ridge Route to Lake Hughes Road, and San Francisquito...
    SANTA CLARITA (CBSLA) – Firefighters made quick work of a brush fire which erupted in Santa Clarita Tuesday morning and briefly forced evacuations. Aug. 4, 2020. (CBSLA) The Jump Fire broke out in the 28400 block of San Francisquito Canyon Road sometime before 10:30 a.m. The fire was moving uphill, away from homes, the Los Angeles Fire Department said. Residents in the area of Sugar Pine Way and White Pine Place were ordered to evacuate by the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department. Ground crews responded and battled the flames with help from water-dropping helicopters. Forward progress on the fire was halted by about 11:15 a.m., the fire department said. The fire burned 2.5 acres. No structures were destroyed. San Francisquito Canyon...
    REAL-TIME EVACUATION MAP BANNING (CBSLA) — The Apple Fire burning north of Beaumont in Riverside County – which has forcing thousands of people to flee their homes — grew to 26,450 acres Monday morning. Aug. 3, 2020. (CBSLA) Firefighters have been able to push the blaze, which sparked Friday evening in the unincorporated community of Cherry Valley, deeper into the wilds of the San Bernardino National Forest and away from homes. As of Monday the fire remained only 5% contained. The northern and eastern edge of the fire is in steep, rugged terrain. Hot, dry and gusty conditions coupled with low humidity will continue to pose a challenge to firefighters. The fire is also burning in an area with no...
    BANNING (CBSLA) — A massive fire burning in Riverside County has scorched 20,516 acres and was at 5% containment, firefighters said Sunday night. That marked the first evidence of containment of this massively growing fire on its third day of being active. Flames roared overnight into the hillside and into the communities of Cherry Valley, Banning and into the San Bernardino National Forest. The fire, which is believed to have originated as three separate fires, broke out Friday afternoon along Apple Tree Lane and Oak Glen Road on the north end of the unincorporated community that borders Beaumont. Doug Hammer, who lives on Bluff Street north of Banning, has watched firefighters push the flames away from his home for two...
    BANNING (CBSLA) — A massive fire burning in Riverside County has scorched 15,000 acres and was at zero percent containment, firefighters said Sunday. Flames roared overnight into the hillside and into the communities of Cherry Valley, Banning and into the San Bernardino National Forest. The fire, which is believed to have originated as three separate fires, broke out Friday afternoon along Apple Tree Lane and Oak Glen Road on the north end of the unincorporated community that borders Beaumont. On Saturday, firefighters battled the intense flames from the air, utilizing fixed-wing aircraft. At least one home has burned, and several outbuildings. Evacuation orders and warnings remain in place, and include the following areas: • North of Morongo Road East of...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A 25-acre brush fire threatened some homes Friday in Ventura County between Simi Valley and Chatsworth. July 31, 2020. (CBSLA) Los Angeles city and county crews were assisting Ventura firefighters in the Shirley Fire, which broke out a little before noon on a hillside in the 200 block of West Box Canyon Road, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. At least one home was threatened. Box Canyon Road was closed in the area of Shirley Drive. L.A County Fire Department helicopters were conducting water drops in the area, which was a mix of rocky and steep terrain. No injuries had been reported, and no structures had been damaged, the LAFD reported.
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Firefighters from several agencies were battling a brush fire which broke out in the Box Canyon area west of Chatsworth Friday morning. July 31, 2020. (CBSLA) The half-acre Shirley Fire broke out a little before noon on a hillside in the 200 block of West Box Canyon Road, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. The fire was burning uphill and was threatening at least one home. Box Canyon Road was closed in the area of Shirley Drive. Along with LAFD, firefighters from L.A. County and Ventura County fire departments were on scene.
    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — As crews continue to repair the damage from a recent massive wildfire near Tucson, the road to Mount Lemmon is scheduled to open to the public this weekend months ahead of schedule. The Arizona Daily Star reports that Catalina Highway was expected to remain closed until Nov. 1 because of the lightning-caused Bighorn Fire that charred about 187 square miles before it was recently contained. Saturday’s opening will allow car access to Summerhaven and Ski Valley. National forest areas on the mountain remain closed and that includes hiking trails and campgrounds. The Pima County Department of Transportation spent this week replacing more than 250 guardrail posts that were damaged in the wildfire. Closed areas of the...
    FREMONT (CBS SF) — A vegetation fire in Fremont has shut down a major road in the city Tuesday, authorities said. The fire off of State Road 84/Niles Canyon Road prompted blocked a section of the road between Pleasanton Sunol Road and Fremont city limits. Fremont Fire, Alameda County Fire, and Cal Fire units were on the scene in “extremely steep and rocky terrain,” according to a tweet from Fremont Fire Department. The amount of acreage involved was not immediately available. This is a breaking news update. More information to be added shortly.
    SANTA CLARITA (CBSLA) — A Santa Clarita woman is facing a felony child endangerment and is accused of DUI after allegedly driving drunk with two young children in the vehicle. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Santa Clarita Valley Station said a witness saw the woman in an SUV and she appeared to be falling asleep at a stoplight around 6:30 p..m. on Tuesday. The witness flagged down a deputy, who said they also spotted the SUV at a traffic light near Whites Canyon Road and Soledad Canyon Road. Deputies said there was an infant on the woman’s lap and a 5-year-old girl in the backseat without a seat belt, and that the woman appeared to have been falling asleep...
    SHADOW HILLS (CBSLA) — Firefighters were battling a 5-acre brush fire burning along La Tuna Canyon Road in Shadow Hills Monday afternoon. Aerial fire crews were making water drops to get control of the 5-acre La Tuna Canyon fire Monday afternoon. (CBSLA) Fire officials said La Tuna Canyon Road was closed in both directions near the fire.   The fire was said to be burning in a medium-to-heavy brush area about a half mile south of the 210 Freeway. This active #Wildfire
    AGUA DULCE, Calif. (KABC) -- A fast-spreading fire near Agua Dulce and Canyon Country has consumed some 1,100 acres and resulted in a temporary shutdown of the 14 Freeway Sunday evening.The Soledad Fire resulted in the shutdown of the Antelope Valley Freeway as firefighters, including at least one inmate crew, and aircraft worked to get the flames under control. #BREAKING: Map of area under mandatory evacuation order per City of Santa Clarita #SoledadFire pic.twitter.com/rf6KgF2HJY— Veronica Miracle (@ABC7Veronica) July 6, 2020Evacuation orders were in place for neighborhoods from Agua Dulce Canyon Road to Briggs and Soledad Canyon to the 14 Freeway. The Red Cross set up a parking lot as a temporary site for shelter, but evacuees were required to stay...
    AGUA DULCE, Calif. (KABC) -- A fast-spreading fire near Agua Dulce and Canyon Country has consumed some 400 acres and resulted in the shutdown of the 14 Freeway.The Soledad Fire was initially estimated at roughly 5 acres. But it quickly spread in dry brush, with low humidity and breezes, to at first 150 acres and within minutes was estimated at 400 acres.It has the potential to burn 1,000 acres, fire officials say.The fire resulted in the shutdown of the Antelope Valley Freeway as firefighters, including at least one inmate crew, and aircraft work to get the flames under control.It was first reported around 3:30 p.m. near the freeway and Soledad Canyon Road and it jumped the freeway in less than...