Southern California fire

Southern California fire forces thousands to flee homes

SANTA PAULA, Calif. /December 4, 2017 (AP) (STL.News) — Ferocious winds in Southern California whipped up an explosive wildfire that prompted evacuation orders for nearly 8,000 homes, authorities said. The blaze broke out Monday and grew wildly to more than 48 square miles (124 sq. kilometers) in the hours that followed, consuming vegetation that hasn’t … Continue reading Southern California fire forces thousands to flee homes