LA Wildfire grows with evacuation orders for Hungry Valley Park and Pyramid Lake

Post-Fire-Lebec-California Water is dropped by helicopter as crews fight the Post Fire, Sunday, June 16, 2024, in Lebec, California (AP)

Luke 21:25 “And there will be signs in sun and moon and stars, and on the earth distress of nations in perplexity because of the roaring of the sea and the wave

Important Takeaways:

  • Homes now threatened as LA wildfire grows to 15,000 acres and 1,200 are evacuated
  • The blaze, nicknamed the Post Fire, started on Saturday afternoon in Gorman, an hour north of Los Angeles, and quickly rose to a 3rd alarm brush fire as it engulfed 500 acres and threatened structures. By Monday morning, the blaze had grown to 15,610 acres, with some 50 homes being threatened.
  • Over the weekend, authorities evacuated residents who live in Hungry Park Lake, as crews worked to construct perimeter fire lines around the blaze.
  • Airtankers were also working to stop forward progress but had limited visibility as the fire moved southeast toward Lake Pyramid. The lake was subsequently closed as firefighters worked to battle the flames.
  • By Monday, authorities reported that the fire was eight percent contained. No fatalities have been reported in connection with the blaze but one person has been injured.
  • An evacuation order remains in effect for Hungry Valley Park and Pyramid Lake

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