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Out-of-control wildfire grows to 33,000 acres in Santa Clarita Valley

Out-of-control wildfire grows to 33,000 acres in Santa Clarita Valley

Los Angeles County Fire Department reports on the increasing the square of wildfires. As of today, the fire scorching an estimated 33,172 acres, and 20-mph winds fueled the power of fire last night. Hundreds of county residents were ordered to evacuate, said LA authorities.

Mountains and hillsides of the Santa Clarita Valley are suffering from the Out-of-control wildfire, which is growing day by day. Fire seasons, according to the experts, become more cruel year to year, so in 2016 the square of the fire in the Santa Clarita Valley increased by more than 10,000 acres (as of 2016/07/24 @ 21:15).

The LA County Supervisor Michael Antonovich noted in his statement last night that current wildfire is extremely hard to fight because of low humidity and excessive heat.

About 1,500 residents in parts of Sand and Placerita canyons were evacuated, it is a mandatory evacuation, said the county authorities. Rest of citizens along Little Tujunga Canyon Road is ready to leave their homes because of growing the wildfire called ‘The Sand fire’. One fatality has been reported, but a police it is not sure if it is fire-related.

The LA County authorities remind the fact that the 14 Freeway in the Santa Clarita Valley is closed last week but opened again on 24th July — in both directions.