Fires Still Burning In Southern California
Low winds overnight allowed firefighters to make headway at a wildfire that has scorched 5,600 acres in the Saugus area of northern Los Angeles County. County fire inspector Kurt Schaefer says the blaze, which began yesterday afternoon, is moving into the Angeles National Forest. It´s 15 percent contained this morning.
About 450 firefighters are on scene battling the fire with four injuries reported. One home and several outbuildings have been destroyed. Meanwhile, the largest wildfire burning in California in the Los Padres National Forest in Ventura County has grown slightly to 10,738 acres. It´s 15 percent contained this morning.