Canyon Fire Burns Vegetation Along Highway Near Santa Ana Mountains

StoryfulWeatherPublished: September 26, 2017Updated: September 27, 2017
Published: September 26, 2017Updated: September 27, 2017

A wildfire in the Santa Ana Mountains just outside Los Angeles has spread to 2,000 acres since the fire began on Monday, September 25. Some 1,500 residents in Corona, one of the affected cities, were evacuated and brought to a high school for refuge. According to the Los Angeles Times, the Canyon fire started at about 1 pm. More than 300 firefighters have been working to battle the flames with helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft dropping water to stop its advance. The cause of the fire is not yet known. As of 9:20 pm local time, the blaze had grown to about 2,000 acres. Credit: Instagram/niukel_ via Storyful

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