SoCal Wildfires Continue To Spread: 50500+ Acres Burning, 2 Counties

SoCal Wildfires Continue To Spread: 50500+ Acres Burning, 2 Counties

Later a structure on the property was seen on fire as a water-dropping helicopter tried to extinguish the flames.

Firefighters were said to be hiking up the hill from the Getty Center exit, with flames raging near the renowned art museum, next to the northbound 405 freeway, to survey the extent of the fires, which are reportedly zero percent contained.

"These are days that break your heart but also days that shows the resilience of our city", he said.

Los Angeles Mission College's Main Campus at 13356 Eldridge Ave. and the East Campus at 12890 Harding St., both in Sylmar, were closed for the day.

Some 105 patients were being voluntarily evacuated from Mountain View Convalescent Center on Fenton Ave in Sylmar, said LAFD, noting that they had no reported injuries from any civilians.

Residents living south of Mulholland, east of the 405, north of Sunset Boulevard, and west of Roscomare Road were told to leave their homes.

In Ventura, some 50 miles northwest of Los Angeles, more than 1,000 firefighters battled the largest, the Thomas Fire, which has already destroyed more than 150 homes and threatened thousands more.

For the second time in as many months, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District will be sending a strike team out of District to assist other agencies in fighting fires.

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The fire erupted before dawn Wednesday in Sepulveda Pass, a major commuter route between the west side of Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley to the north.

"If you stay in your homes, you cause our resources to be diverted to take care of you, and you are part of the problem", he said.

Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck warned that given the Santa Ana winds that are expected to continue through the week, fire and law enforcement officials will be stretched to the limit.

The biggest and most destructive of several wildfires burning in Southern California has scorched more than 101 square miles.

"I encourage everyone to heed the advice and orders of local and state officials", Trump wrote on Twitter.

Mandatory evacuations have been ordered in an exclusive ridge-top neighbourhood in Los Angeles as a risky new wildfire burns in Southern California.

More than 250,000 homes lost power, utilities said.

Fire Department spokesman Margaret Stewart says the fire was reported at 4:52 a.m. Wednesday and is burning uphill, driven by topography rather than winds.

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