Firefighters Battling 'Hurricane-Force' Winds in Creek Fire

10 December, 2017, 04:39 | Author: Cassandra Gardner
  • Thomas Fire 101 Freeway

The Creek fire, which burned homes in the hills above Sylmar, was now 80% contained.

The Creek fire has burned more than 15,000 acres and is 40 percent contained.

The drones primarily will be used to conduct property assessment as the LAFD surveys damage caused by the Creek Fire near Sylmar and the Skirball Fire in Bel Air and the Sepulveda Pass.

Los Angeles city red-flag parking restrictions were lifted at 8 a.m. Friday.

"We've always had fires, and it's always been one of those things, like, 'We'll be OK, '" said Virginia Padilla, Patricia's sister. There is no word on containment at this time, Cal Fire said. That blaze destroyed about 500 homes and led to various policy changes, including a prohibition on wood-shingle roofs and the strict requirement to remove brush from around properties. The Getty Center museum was expected to be back open on Friday.

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Three firefighters suffered what were considered to be minor injuries Tuesday.

Almost 30 horses died at a ranch as wildfires rapidly engulfed thousands of acres of the southern California landscape.

Evacuation orders first issued Tuesday affected about 150,000 households citywide, according to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who said "thousands upon thousands of homes" had been protected over the past few days. "In my experience vineyards can act as a firebreak so that may have helped us".

All Los Angeles Unified School District schools in the San Fernando Valley and some on L.A.'s Westside - a total of 265 district schools and charter schools - were closed Thursday and will remain shuttered today.

Many schools have also been closed.

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The Thomas Fire in Ventura County remains the largest of the current blazes, having spread as far as the Pacific coast, with satellite images showing large areas of scorched earth.

President Donald Trump, who owns a home in Beverly Hills, tweeted that his thoughts and prayers were with Californians affected by the fires and thanked emergency personnel for their work.

Streets reopened and some residents went back into their homes in the Bel Air area as firefighters continued to make significant progress on the Skirball Fire Thursday night.

As of Friday morning, only the 210's Osborne Street offramp remained closed, the CHP said. Evacuation orders had covered a large area bounded by Mulholland Drive to the north, Sunset Boulevard to the south, the 405 to the west and Roscomare Road on the east.

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