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Evacuations Ordered As Carpinteria, Montecito, Santa Barbara All In The Line Of Fire

CARPINTERIA (CBSLA/AP) — As Ventura County enters its second week engulfed in flames, fire officials anticipate more growth and danger due to continued strong wind gusts, no rain and decades-old dry vegetation. 839 more words


Fast-Moving Brush Fire Reported In Monrovia

MONROVIA (CBSLA) —   A fast-moving brush fire has been reported in Monrovia along Norumbega Drive.

Mandatory evacuations are being ordered, officials said.

The evacuation area includes the 500 – 1000 block of Norumbega Drive as well as Starlit Lane. 245 more words


Evacuations Ordered As Brush Fire Erupts In Murrieta, Home Destroyed

MURRIETA (CBSLA) — Firefighters were on the scene of a brush fire in Murrieta that had grown to 300 acres and destroyed one home Thursday. 105 more words


Skirball Fire Forces Mandatory Evacuations, 405 Freeway Reopens; West LA Loses Power

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA/AP) — The 405 Freeway has been reopened after being shut down due to a dangerous new wildfire that erupted in the tony Bel Air area of Los Angeles early Wednesday while firefighters battled three other destructive blazes across Southern California. 582 more words


WATCH: Ammo Flies Out Of Burning Home, Hits CBS2 Photographer

VENTURA (CBSLA) — The dangers of getting too close to a burning home were evident this morning during a CBS2 report by Kara Finnstrom.

Finnstrom reported that CBS2 photographer Nathan Furniss was hit in the chest by popping ammunition flying out of a burning home as he approached the structure. 77 more words


Thomas Fire Explodes To 55,000-Acres As Burn Area Reaches Pacific Ocean

VENTURA (CBSLA) — At least 150 homes and structures have been damaged or destroyed as the Thomas Fire rages out of control in Ventura Tuesday. 546 more words


Brush Fire Breaks Out Near Cal State San Bernardino; 3 People Burned

SAN BERNARDINO (CBSLA) — With three fires scorching the Southland, a fourth brush fire broke out near Cal State University San Bernardino Tuesday afternoon, forcing evacuations. 162 more words