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    AZUSA (CBSLA) – Evacuation orders were lifted late Thursday night for the 2,500-acre Ranch Fire burning in the San Gabriel Mountains in the Angeles National Forest north of Azusa. Aug. 14, 2020. (CBSLA) The Ranch Fire broke out a little before 3 p.m. near North San Gabriel Canyon Road and North Ranch Road and spread quickly. Within about 30 minutes, Azusa police issued evacuation orders for Mountain Cove residents living south of Highwood Court. About 15 minutes later, they were extended to all residents living north and west of Turning Leaf and Boulder Ridge. By 4:30 p.m. the fire had grown to more than 600 acres, and just before 8 p.m. it had spread to 3,000 acres, still with no...
    GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4)– More evacuations were ordered Thursday night for the Grizzly Creek Fire burning in Glenwood Canyon. The fire started Monday and is believed to have started from a popped tire, sparks from dragging chains or a rim. The Grizzly Creek Fire (credit: InciWeb) The Grizzly Creek Fire shut down Interstate 70 on Monday. All lanes of I-70 will remain closed until further notice, along with Independence Pass and Cottonwood Pass. The mandatory evacuation orders include Buck Point Drive in Eagle County, Coffee Pot Road and Sweetwater Road in Dotsero. Residents in those areas were urged to evacuate immediately. The Grizzly Creek Fire (credit: InciWeb) Dotsero is on pre-evacuation notice and there are no orders for Gypsum at...
    LAKE HUGHES, Calif. (KABC) -- Residents in the area of Lake Hughes are being forced to evacuate their homes as the massive Lake Fire continues to scorch a large swath of the Angeles National Forest.At least 100 structures were under evacuation orders prompted by the blaze and officials said nearly 5,500 structures were threatened by the flames, which have already destroyed at least three. An exact count has yet to be determined.Evacuations are in place for the following areas near the area of Lake Hughes Road: Lake Hughes Road west of Pine Canyon Road and north of Dry Gulch Road East of Ridge Route Road West of Lake Hughes Road and Fire Station 78 North of Pine Canyon and...
    A brush fire quickly scorched thousands of acres on Wednesday in the Angeles National Forest north of Los Angeles, prompting evacuation orders and road closures in the Lake Hughes area, reports CBS L.A. The blaze, which has been dubbed the Lake Fire, was reported at about 3:45 p.m., according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. At around 4 p.m., officials said the fire was roughly 50 acres. By 4:30 p.m., the flames burned 400 acres, and the LACFD said it had the potential to reach 1,000. About two hours later, flames quickly spread to about 10,000 acres, with 0% containment. Fire officials said the blaze is unusual since it developed early in the fire season and spread as rapidly...
    REAL-TIME EVACUATION MAP BANNING CANYON (CBSLA) — Most evacuation orders were lifted Tuesday evening as the Apple Fire continued to burn — nearly 27,000 acres as of the latest update — with a reported 20% containment. A helicopter drops water on the Apple Fire as an excessive heat warning continues on Aug. 1 in Cherry Valley. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images) The community of Oak Glen in San Bernardino County remained under an evacuation order while Forest Falls Pioneertown and Rim Rock were all under an evacuation warning. All evacuation orders for Riverside County were lifted, though all warnings remained in place. The evacuation center at Beaumont High School closed Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. Those still under evacuation orders...
    Riverside County residents who were forced to flee when the Apple fire exploded in size can now return home as crews continue to gain ground in their battle against the blaze. Evacuation orders for areas east of Oak Glen Road, as well as west of Potrero Road and north of Wilson Street have been lifted. However, orders are still in place for parts of San Bernardino County — specifically areas east of Oak Glen Road, including Pine Bench and Potato Canyon, officials said. Evacuation warnings also remain in effect east of Potrero, north of Morongo Road and west of Whitewater Canyon in Riverside County, as well as for Forest Falls, Rimrock and Pioneertown in San Bernardino County. The San...
    SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (KABC) -- A three-alarm brush fire erupted in the Santa Clarita area on Monday afternoon, jumping the 14 Freeway and quickly spreading to at 130 acres while prompting evacuation, officials said.The so-called Elsmere Fire began about 1:30 p.m. near the northbound side of the freeway at Newhall Avenue, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department, forcing the California Highway Patrol to close all southbound lanes.No injuries were immediately reported. ‼️ADVISORY: BRUSH FIRE. EVACUATIONS being called between Dockweiler & Newhall Ave up to Valle del Oro. #ElsmereFire #Newhall pic.twitter.com/w3H8WblmEC— SCV Sheriff (@SCVSHERIFF) August 3, 2020An evacuation order was issued for residents and buildings between Dockweiler Drive and Newhall Avenue, and from Sierra Highway up to Valle de Oro,...
    SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (KABC) -- A three-alarm brush fire erupted in the Santa Clarita area on Monday afternoon, jumping the 14 Freeway and quickly spreading to at least 200 acres while prompting evacuation, officials said.The so-called Elsmere Fire began about 1:30 p.m. near the northbound side of the freeway at Newhall Avenue, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department, forcing the California Highway Patrol to close all southbound lanes.No injuries were immediately reported. ‼️ADVISORY: BRUSH FIRE. EVACUATIONS being called between Dockweiler & Newhall Ave up to Valle del Oro. #ElsmereFire #Newhall pic.twitter.com/w3H8WblmEC— SCV Sheriff (@SCVSHERIFF) August 3, 2020An evacuation order was issued for residents and buildings between Dockweiler Drive and Newhall Avenue, and from Sierra Highway up to Valle de...
    COLUSA COUNTY (CBS13) — Firefighters say better mapping has given them a better idea for the size of wildfire that is prompting evacuation orders in rural Colusa County. As of Monday, Cal Fire reports that the Sites Fire is at 540 acres and 40 percent containment. This is down from the original 1,000-acre estimate from Sunday when the fire was first reported. Evacuations were ordered for 3308 Lodoga Road and Squaw Creek Road. Those orders were still in effect as of Monday morning, Cal Fire says. About 12 structures are threatened by the wildfire, officials said. The fire is located off of Sites Lodoga Road and Campground Road, Southeast of Stonyford, Cal Fire said.
    CHERRY VALLEY, Calif. -- The Apple Fire grew to more than 20,000 acres Sunday, burning at 0% containment in the Cherry Valley area of Riverside County, where it prompted mandatory evacuation orders and charred at least one home while threatening dozens more. #AppleFire off of Oak Glen Road and Apple Tree Lane, North of Cherry Valley in Riverside County is 20,516 acres. Evacuation Orders are in place. Unified Command: @CALFIRERRU, @SanBernardinoNF, and Yucaipa City Fire pic.twitter.com/FXlKx0nv4o— CAL FIRE (@CAL_FIRE) August 2, 2020Officials said at least two outbuildings were also destroyed by the blaze, which began shortly before 5 p.m. Friday near Oak Glen Road and Apple Tree Lane. No injuries have been reported.Responding firefighters in the air and on the...
    CHERRY VALLEY, Calif. -- The Apple Fire grew to 15,000 acres Sunday, burning at 12% containment in the Cherry Valley area of Riverside County, where it prompted mandatory evacuation orders and charred at least one home while threatening dozens more.Officials said at least two outbuildings were also destroyed by the blaze, which began shortly before 5 p.m. Friday near Oak Glen Road and Apple Tree Lane. No injuries have been reported.Responding firefighters in the air and on the ground attacked the flames in an effort to protect the 2,500 homes that were threatened. Crews performed water drops from helicopters, dropping 19,000 gallons of retardant on Saturday to help establish containment lines and protect firefighters on the ground.RELATED: Massive 5-alarm fire...
    CHERRY VALLEY, Calif. -- The Apple Fire grew to 15,000 acres Sunday, burning at 0% containment in the Cherry Valley area of Riverside County, where it prompted mandatory evacuation orders and charred at least one home while threatening dozens more.Officials said at least two outbuildings were also destroyed by the blaze, which began shortly before 5 p.m. Friday near Oak Glen Road and Apple Tree Lane. No injuries have been reported.Responding firefighters in the air and on the ground attacked the flames in an effort to protect the 2,500 homes that were threatened. Crews performed water drops from helicopters, dropping 19,000 gallons of retardant on Saturday to help establish containment lines and protect firefighters on the ground.RELATED: Massive 5-alarm fire...
    CHERRY VALLEY, Calif. (KABC) -- The Apple Fire grew to 15,000 acres Sunday, burning at 0% containment in the Cherry Valley area of Riverside County, where it prompted mandatory evacuation orders and charred at least one home while threatening dozens more.Officials said at least two outbuildings were also destroyed by the blaze, which began shortly before 5 p.m. Friday near Oak Glen Road and Apple Tree Lane. No injuries have been reported.Responding firefighters in the air and on the ground attacked the flames in an effort to protect the 2,500 homes that were threatened, performing water drops from helicopters and establishing fire lines.RELATED: Firefighters battle 170-acre brush fire near Castaic LakeSteep and rugged terrain made it difficult for crews on...
    CHERRY VALLEY, Calif. (KABC) -- A wildfire in the Cherry Valley area of Riverside County remained 0% contained on Saturday afternoon after exploding to 12,000 acres and prompting mandatory evacuation orders, officials said.At least one home and two outbuildings were destroyed by the Apple Fire, which began shortly before 5 p.m. Friday near Oak Glen Road and Apple Tree Lane. No injuries have been reported.Responding firefighters in the air and on the ground attacked the flames in an effort to protect homes that were threatened, performing water drops from helicopters and establishing fire lines.Steep and rugged terrain made it difficult for crews on the ground to access the front lines. High temperatures and low humidity levels fueled the flames, which...
    CHERRY VALLEY, Calif. -- A wildfire in the Cherry Valley area of Riverside County remained 0% contained on Saturday morning after spreading to 12,000 acres and prompting mandatory evacuation orders, officials said.At least one home and two outbuildings were destroyed by the Apple Fire, which began shortly before 5 p.m. Friday near Oak Glen Road and Apple Tree Lane. No injuries have been reported.RELATED: 1 hospitalized after 2-alarm apartment building fire near SF's Fisherman's WharfResponding firefighters in the air and on the ground attacked the flames in an effort to protect homes that were threatened, performing water drops from helicopters and establishing fire lines.EMBED More News Videos As Southern California is hit by a scorching heat wave, a brush fire...
    CHERRY VALLEY, Calif. -- A wildfire in the Cherry Valley area of Riverside County remained 0% contained on Saturday morning after spreading to 4,125 acres and prompting mandatory evacuation orders, officials said.At least one home and two outbuildings were destroyed by the Apple Fire, which began shortly before 5 p.m. Friday near Oak Glen Road and Apple Tree Lane. No injuries have been reported.RELATED: 1 hospitalized after 2-alarm apartment building fire near SF's Fisherman's WharfResponding firefighters in the air and on the ground attacked the flames in an effort to protect homes that were threatened, performing water drops from helicopters and establishing fire lines.EMBED More News Videos As Southern California is hit by a scorching heat wave, a brush fire...
    CHERRY VALLEY, Calif. (KABC) -- A wildfire in the Cherry Valley area of Riverside County remained 0% contained on Saturday morning after spreading to 1,900 acres and prompting mandatory evacuation orders, officials said.At least one home and two outbuildings were destroyed by the Apple Fire, which began shortly before 5 p.m. Friday near Oak Glen Road and Apple Tree Lane. No injuries have been reported.Responding firefighters in the air and on the ground attacked the flames in an effort to protect homes that were threatened, performing water drops from helicopters and establishing fire lines.EMBED More News Videos As Southern California is hit by a scorching heat wave, a brush fire broke out in the Cherry Valley area of Riverside County...
    CHERRY VALLEY, Calif. -- A wildfire in the Cherry Valley area of Riverside County remained 0% contained on Saturday morning after spreading to 1,900 acres and prompting mandatory evacuation orders, officials said.At least one home and two outbuildings were destroyed by the Apple Fire, which began shortly before 5 p.m. Friday near Oak Glen Road and Apple Tree Lane. No injuries have been reported.RELATED: 1 hospitalized after 2-alarm apartment building fire near SF's Fisherman's WharfResponding firefighters in the air and on the ground attacked the flames in an effort to protect homes that were threatened, performing water drops from helicopters and establishing fire lines.EMBED More News Videos As Southern California is hit by a scorching heat wave, a brush fire...
    CHERRY VALLEY, Calif. (KABC) -- A wildfire in the Cherry Valley area of Riverside County remained 0% contained on Saturday morning after spreading to 1,900 acres and prompting mandatory evacuation orders, officials said.At least one home and two outbuildings were destroyed by the Apple Fire, which began shortly before 5 p.m. near Oak Glen Road and Apple Tree Lane. No injuries have been reported.Responding firefighters in the air and on the ground attacked the flames in an effort to protect homes that were threatened, performing water drops from helicopters and establishing fire lines.EMBED More News Videos As Southern California is hit by a scorching heat wave, a brush fire broke out in the Cherry Valley area of Riverside County Friday...
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Hurricane Isaias ripped shingles off roofs and blew over trees as it carved its way through the Bahamas early Saturday and headed toward the Florida coast, where officials in Miami said they were closing beaches, marinas and parks.Miami Mayor Carlos Giménez said Friday that 20 evacuation centers were on standby that could be set up with COVID-19 safety measures."We still don't think there is a need to open shelters for this storm, but they are ready," he said.Authorities in North Carolina ordered the evacuation of Ocracoke Island, which was slammed by last year's Hurricane Dorian, starting Saturday evening. Meanwhile, officials in the Bahamas evacuated people on Abaco island, who have been living in temporary structures...
    ADIN, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters gained ground on a large wildfire in rural northeastern California, but weather was expected to become less favorable. The 34-square-mile (88.3-square-kilometer) Gold Fire in northern Lassen County was 60% contained Monday night after a few thunderstorms during the day, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Said. Firefighters mop up hot spots from the Hog fire along highway 36 about 5 miles from Susanville, California on July 20, 2020. (Photo by JOSH EDELSON / AFP) Weather, however, was expected to transition Tuesday to a drier air mass before the area south of the small Modoc County community of Adin begins to be impacted by low humidity and gusty winds. Get the app: Download the...
    EVERGREEN, Colo. (CBS4) – A total of approximately 1,000 evacuations remain in place in Evergreen Tuesday morning due to the Elephant Butte Fire. Firefighters said on Tuesday morning that so far there is no containment on the fire, but they are hoping to make the most of the cooler weather conditions to try to get the wildfire under control. Day 2 Update on the #ElephantButteFire Fire is still at 50 acres in size with zero containment. No evacuation orders have been lifted & no new evacuation orders have been issued. We’re hoping the cooler weather today helps us make progress pic.twitter.com/bkzExQ4iyg — Jeffco Sheriff (@jeffcosheriffco) July 14, 2020 Firefighters have been relying heavily on air support since the fire...
    SANTA CLARITA (CBSLA) – Firefighters worked throughout the night to stop forward progress of a fast-moving 1,100-acre fire which broke out Sunday afternoon and ripped through brush between Santa Clarita and Agua Dulce, forcing the evacuation of several homes. July 5, 2020. (CBSLA) The Soledad Fire broke out before 3:30 p.m. in the area of Agua Dulce Canyon Road and the 14 Freeway. As of 8:55 p.m. Monday the blaze had consumed 1,498 acres, was 48% contained and all evacuation orders had been lifted. “As we move through today, crews will be focused on establishing perimeter control around the fire to ensure we do not have increased growth…the challenge is the fact that it will again be hot and dry...
    A wildfire on California's Central Coast quickly grew to several hundred acres on Monday, forcing the evacuation of residents in the area. Cal Fire said as of Tuesday morning the Avila Fire burned about 400 acres north of Pismo Beach and was only 10 percent contained. The blaze began as a vegetation fire at around 3 p.m. but then spread. FLOOD THREAT FOR SOUTHEAST, SNOW FOR NORTHERN ROCKIES AS CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER PERSISTS OVER THE SOUTHWEST Firefighters reported the blaze was spreading at a rapid rate, and they were battling the fire with aircraft dropping fire retardant. A brush fire burns above houses near U.S. 101 in Pismo Beach, Calif., June 15. (David Middlecamp/The Tribune (of San Luis Obispo) via AP)...
    VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) - Authorities on Saturday issued mandatory evacuation orders for people living near a wildfire that is 15 miles north of Vacaville, local media report. The 150-acre fire that started at 4:30 p.m. is burning in the area of Quail Canyon Road and Pleasants Valley Road, the KOVR TV station and the Sacramento Bee reported. CalFire said the fire is not contained and the evacuations are ordered for Quail Canyon Road from Pleasants Valley to Highway 128, KOVR reported. TOP STORIES MSNBC seeks $333k after defeating defamation suit filed over reporting of pro-Trump network OAN Black Voices for Trump coalition praises President Trumps support for African Americans Obama administration was corrupt, more and more evidence...