Fire near Los Angeles: Evacuated 20 thousand people – news ZIK.UA

In a massive wildfire South of Los Angeles in California on 11 August was destroyed at least 13 houses.

This was reported Today, citing the Associated Press.

Пожежа під Лос-Анджелесом: Евакуйовано 20 тисяч осіб – новини ZIK.UA

In addition, through the element of the security force evacuated more than 20 thousand people. At the moment, the flames threatening thousands of homes and structures.

As noted, the fire has covered about 80 square kilometers and Rescue service sent to fight the fire, more than 1.5 thousand of firefighters and firefighting aircraft. At the moment the flame is localized approximately on the third part of the territory.

Earlier this week, California Governor Jerry brown imposed a state of emergency in the affected counties of orange and riverside.

Police said the cause of what happened arson and have arrested the suspect – 51-year-old Gordon Clark. If convicted, he could face life imprisonment.

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