Fast growing wildfire in California forces mass evacuation
Los Angeles, Aug 13 : A fast growing wildfire in California's Angeles National Forest, prompting evacuation orders for over 500 nearby residence.
There was zero per cent containment of the fire and several structures were threatened.
CBS News reported that the huge smoke column of the fire could be seen from the Los Angeles international airport, about 100 km south away.
The Los Angels Fire Department said 10 strike teams were sent to the scene.
Meanwhile, several fire officials, including Angeles National Forest crews, were working with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department to evacuate residents north of the fire.
The cause of the Lake Fire has not yet been determined, and no injuries or damage have been reported.
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