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Evacuations ordered due to rapidly spreading Dam fire near Azusa

Evacuations ordered due to rapidly spreading Dam fire near Azusa
Evacuations ordered due to rapidly spreading Dam fire near Azusa

Los Angeles, California – The County Fire Department Los Angeles is working to contain the flames of the fire Dam that is spreading rapidly in the Angeles National Forest near Azusa.

The fire was reported this Thursday at 1:45 p.m. approximately in the block 9500 North San Gabriel Canyon Road, near the Morris Dam in the Angeles National Forest, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. The fire caused the closure of San Gabriel Canyon Road also known as Highway 39.

The fire has consumed at least 240 acres and it is 0% contained, according to Angeles National Forest officials. At least 250 firefighters and the Los Angeles County Air Operations Unit are in the area trying to contain the spread from the flames.

The authorities have issued evacuation orders north of Morris Dam to Crystal Lake, authorities from the Angeles National Forest reported.

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