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Largest fire in Los Angeles history forces hundreds to evacuate
03 September 2017, 04:38 | Katrina Lee
Sun Valley fire prompts road closures and home evacuations in Los Angeles
Fire broke out around a major freeway in the Sun Valley area of Los Angeles on Friday (Sept 1) afternoon, forcing the shut down of a 20.9km stretch of the roadway and threatening nearby homes.
Carol Smith, a National Weather Service meteorologist, told the Los Angeles Times that a combination of weather conditions were working against firefighters: temperatures of up to 106 degrees, 50-mph gusts of wind and unstable air.
The La Tuna fire has reportedly grown to about 8,000 acres, prompting mandatory evacuations in some areas, reports Xinhua news agency. The winds spread the blaze in the several directions.
The man charged with starting the fire, John Ballenger, made his first court appearance in Butte County Superior Court on Friday, District Attorney Michael Ramsey said.
In Montana, Governor Steve Bullock declared a state of disaster on Friday due to wildfires as dozens raged across tens of thousands of acres during one of the worst fire seasons in state history. No reports of injuries or building damage have been reported. Although firefighters quickly extinguished the bulk of that fire, high winds caused embers to jump across the highway, sparking a spot fire north of I-210, Stewart said.
Three structures have been destroyed including two homes, have indicated the fire department (LAFD).
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Texas Rangers Refusing To Switch Series With Houston Astros
But that would have left Rangers' ticket holders for those games barely 24 hours to make arrangements to attend games this week. The Wednesday game will have a national ESPN audience, bringing more attention to the bad tragedy still unfolding in Houston.