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Williams Fire Still Going Strong

Many homeowners who live in Los Angeles´ eastern foothill suburbs are wondering if their homes are still left standing. A wildfire that started on Sunday in the Angeles National Forest has already scorched about 30,000 acres and is only 10% contained. The Williams Fire has incinerated 71 cabins and other buildings and caused five minor injuries. The blaze is threatening Mount Baldy Village, located 4,000 feet up its namesake Mountain. The fire is a potential threat to 700 homes in the Claremont area as well. One of those who lost a cabin is Pamela Rowlette, who says flames left her, her toddler son and 19-year-old daughter homeless. They are staying at a Red Cross shelter. Rowlette says she recently visited the cabin and says the area “looked like Mars,” scorched and barren.