Fast-Growing California Brush Fire Forces Evacuations

StoryfulWeather Published July 25, 2018 125 Plays

Rumble / Trending NewsA rapidly growing brush fire near Hemet, California, prompted evacuations for residents of southwest Idyllwild on July 25 after growing to an 800-acre blaze. The fire, dubbed the Cranston Fire, sparked around noon on July 25. The San Bernadino National Forest tweeted that the fire began off Highway 74 between Hemet and Mountain Center, California. The highway was closed in the area due to the growing fire. The cause of the fire is believed to be arson, according to ABC 7, though officials have not confirmed the cause of the fire. Credit: Rey Manocal via Storyful