More Than 100 Buildings Destroyed by Creek Fire; Blaze Reaches 80% Containment
10 December, 2017, 04:37 | Author: Inez Murphy
"We are in the beginning of a protracted wind event", Ken Pimlott, director of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, told the Los Angeles Times.
The fire broke out at 3:42 a.m. Tuesday in the area of Gold Creek and Little Tujunga roads in the Kagel Canyon area and destroyed five homes and 10 outbuildings, damaged another eight homes and seven outbuildings and scorched 15,323 acres, according to Cal Fire. Strong Santa Ana winds are pushing multiple wildfires across the region, expanding across tens of thousands of acres and destroying hundreds of homes and structures. Getty officials said both museums will reopen Friday.
Rupert Murdoch's vineyard in the ritzy Bel-Air neighborhood of Los Angeles suffered minor damages to its vines after a fire erupted nearby.
Almost 30 horses died at a ranch as wildfires rapidly engulfed thousands of acres of the southern California landscape.
Evacuation orders first issued Tuesday were affecting about 110,000 households, according to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.
In the San Fernando Valley north of Los Angeles, the Creek Fire destroyed at least 30 homes, charred more than 4,800 hectares and forced the evacuation of 2,500 homes.
Terrazas warned that the battle was likely to continue until at least Friday. The cause of the Skirball Fire was unknown.
President Donald Trump, who owns a home in Beverly Hills, tweeted that his thoughts and prayers were with Californians affected by the fires and thanked emergency personnel for their work.
As of Friday morning, only the 210's Osborne Street offramp remained closed, the CHP said. Thursday afternoon, Garcetti announced that evacuation orders would be lifted at 8 p.m. for residents on the north side of Casiano Road off Mulholland Drive, Roscomare Road - with the exception of Roscomare at Linda Flora Drive - and streets between Bellagio and Sunset Boulevard.
A dozen evacuation centers were opened throughout the San Fernando Valley, and all were accepting evacuees, including those with pets.
The horse was escaping the fire in the Sylmar area of Los Angeles when it fell into the crevice. Twenty-nine horses died at a ranch in Sylmar, the Los Angeles Times reported.
Horses and other large animals can be brought to the Hansen Dam Equestrian Center at 11127 Orcas Ave.in Sylmar and the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds at 2551 W. Avenue H, in Lancaster.
Google handed more security controls to G Suite admins in July, now it's bolstering its browser's defenses for business users too. The more powerful Chrome Apps were "packaged apps", which could run in the background and access hardware like USB ports.
As we are today, we are not far from that although there are better teams than us such as Brazil, Germany, France and Spain . Barcelona star Lionel Messi has reiterated his desire to finish his career with boyhood club Newell's Old Boys .
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Common symptoms include cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, fever and chills, muscle and body aches, headaches and fatigue. As Christmas approaches, health officials are warning Oklahomans that the flu is spreading across the state.
A hilarious new promo featuring Pratt, Dallas Howard and Youtube personality Zach King may actually explain it though. First and foremost, rather than escaping the dinosaurs, Jurassic World 2 seems to be about helping them survive.
A PS VR mode will be added to Wipeout Omega Collection in early 2018, enabling players to race in VR through every track and mode. Oh boy, the best PlayStation Experience announcement has just arrived.
At least three people have been killed in a shooting early Thursday morning at Aztec High School in Colorado. The investigation is now being led by the New Mexico State Police, with support from the FBI.
Russia could refuse the offer to let its athletes compete without national identity or the playing of the Russian national anthem. Dvorkovich did hit out at the IOC, saying its actions "actions pose a manifestation of disrespect to the Olympic Games", he said.
Pakistani actor Mahira Khan who was on the ninth rank a year ago , bagged the fifth position on the same list this time. The 35-year-old actor who has a huge following of 20 million on Instagram, will be seen in more worldwide projects.
For Apple Music , the most popular album was Drake's More Life and Ed Sheeran snagged the most popular song with Shape of You . If you want to see the full lists, just load up iTunes or the App Store and you'll see it all on the front page.
The Pope made comments to a group of visiting Palestinians involved in inter-religious dialogue with the Vatican. European countries have also expressed their concern regarding the issue in various statements.
New Tomb Raider game to be detailed, released in 2018
The recent Tomb Raider games have been praised for their strong narratives and clever reimaginings of classic Tomb Raider tropes. This title was first spotted by Reddit user Tripleh280, who saw someone working on a presentation on the subway in Montreal.
Instagram is testing a standalone Direct messaging app
The app is now available in six countries, no word on whether it will be released globally but if all goes well most likely soon. Like Snapchat , Direct opens up in the camera view, letting you quickly snap a picture of video and send it to someone.
The Met Office says Kent is set for snow
The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for wind and possible snow for London and the south east of England. Tomorrow the Yellow weather warning for snow and ice is valid from 00.05 on Friday to 18.00 on Saturday.