Fires in Southern California have destroyed at least 25 homes affecting 100,000 people

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 Fires in Southern California have destroyed at least 25 homes affecting 100,000 people


According to the Los Angeles Fire Department and local media, a bush fire broke out in Hilma, north of Los Angeles, around 9 p.m. local time on October 10. Under the strong Santa Ana foehn, within a few hours, the fire spread rapidly westward to Porter Farm, Granada Hill and other places, covering more than 7,500 acres. Los Angeles police issued a mandatory evacuation order overnight as flames poured into residential areas, forcing about 25,000 residents to evacuate, with an estimated 100,000 people affected by the fire.

Los Angeles Fire Department said a man in his 50s died of a heart attack when he reported the fire to firefighters on the morning of November 11, local time. Another firefighter, who suffered minor eye injuries while fighting the fire, was taken to hospital. At least 25 homes have been destroyed by fire.

The Los Angeles Fire Department has designated the Sadlerich fire as the highest level of emergency fire. About 1,000 firefighters in Los Angeles and nearby areas fought the blaze at the scene, and fire helicopters and amphibious fire fighter planes were dispatched to relieve the disaster. The Los Angeles City Police Department dispatched about 200 officers to the scene to enforce the evacuation order and maintain public order. A local resident said that he woke up from his sleep at about 1 a.m. on the 11th and saw flames on the hills outside the window. Los Angeles City Police officers arrived quickly and told everyone to evacuate through loudspeaker. Los Angeles Fire Department said that the peak of the fire spread at about 800 acres per hour. Currently, 13% of the fire is under control and the cause of the fire is under investigation. Due to the adverse effects of low humidity and strong winds, it may take several days to fully control the fire. Source: Author of CNN: Zhang Shuo, responsible editor: Su Honghong_NBJ9980

The Los Angeles Fire Department has designated the saddlebridge fire as the highest level of emergency. About 1,000 firefighters in Los Angeles and nearby areas fought the blaze at the scene, and fire helicopters and amphibious fire fighter planes were dispatched to relieve the disaster. The Los Angeles City Police Department dispatched about 200 officers to the scene to enforce the evacuation order and maintain public order. A local resident said that he woke up from his sleep at about 1 a.m. on the 11th and saw flames on the hills outside the window. Los Angeles City Police officers arrived quickly and told everyone to evacuate through loudspeaker.

Los Angeles Fire Department said that the peak of the fire spread at about 800 acres per hour. Currently, 13% of the fire is under control and the cause of the fire is under investigation. Due to the adverse effects of low humidity and strong winds, it may take several days to fully control the fire.