Monday, 11 December, 2017

Commuters share terrifying videos of raging wildfire along LA freeway

Commuters share terrifying videos of raging wildfire along LA freeway Commuters share terrifying videos of raging wildfire along LA freeway
Howard Terry | 07 December, 2017, 00:26

This is a developing story. Firefighting crews set up on the southbound side of the 405 to prevent the fire from jumping the freeway, and northbound vehicles were being turned back. The blaze was in the Sepulveda Pass near the Getty Center and the Skirball Cultural Center and caused the closure of portions of the highway.

As of 10:30 p.m. ET Tuesday night, the fire remained zero percent contained, according to the L.A. Fire Department.

The exception to the evacuation order was the Bel Air Crest housing development, which was not threatened, Garcetti said.

Burnt out remains of homes in the Bel-Air section of LA, destroyed by wildfires in 1961 during the dry season. There were no injuries yet reported, according to KABC-TV.

"This fire is very unsafe and spreading rapidly, but we'll continue to attack it with all we've got", Brown said, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Commuters share terrifying videos of raging wildfire along LA freeway
Commuters share terrifying videos of raging wildfire along LA freeway

About 500 firefighters were sent to battle the Skirball Fire, including 350 from the LAFD.

Simultaneously, other wildfires are blazing in different parts of the Southland including the 65,000-acre Thomas fire in Ventura County, the 11,000-acre Creek fire near Sylmar and Lake View Terrace and the 7,000-acre Rye fire in Santa Clarita area, ABC7 reported.

Wildfires broke out near Santa Paula, California, on Monday and prompted evacuation orders for 200,000 people to flee their homes. 220 Firefighters on scene.

"This fire is very unsafe and spreading rapidly, but we'll continue to attack it with all we've got", Brown said. Residents living west of the 405 should brace for evacuations, too, should flames jump the freeway, officials say. The owner had been ordered to evacuate at 5 a.m. this morning with homes in the 1300 address range reportedly on fire.

"This has only just begun", he said Tuesday. Strong winds helped push the fire uphill, putting homes and residents in danger.

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