Timelapse Shows Sand Fire Spread Over Hills Near Santa Clarita

StoryfulPublished: June 28, 2017
Published: June 28, 2017

More than 200 homes were evacuated due to the Sand Fire which began on the northbound side of the 14 Freeway near Sand Canyon Road on July 22. The Los Angeles Fire Department confirmed that eight fixed-wing aircraft and five helicopters are being used to fight the 11,000 acre fire, and that they were expecting more aircraft to help in their efforts on July 23.The Los Angeles Fire Department said that a five-year drought in the area has contributed to the severity of the fire, and that the fire has increased to 11,000 acres overnight.This video shows a timelapse of the fire spreading on the night of July 22 and morning of July 23.

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