California's Manzanita Fire Nears 6,000 Acres, Evacuation Orders Expanded

StoryfulWeatherPublished: June 27, 2017Updated: June 28, 2017
Published: June 27, 2017Updated: June 28, 2017

A wildfire near Beaumont, California, has burned through 5,800 acres and triggered evacuation orders on Tuesday, June 27. The Manzanita Fire was 20 percent contained, according to the incident report. An evacuation warning was issued for the Poppet Flats, Silent Valley, Mt. Edna and Twin Pines areas. Voluntary evacuations also were in place for some nearby areas. The fire was sparked by a car accident on Monday that sent two people to the hospital. Credit: Instagram/Hotshot Brewery via Storyful

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