Not the typical morning commute… pic.twitter.com/kJIOQeqsIK
— A. Mutzabaugh CMT (@WLV_investor) December 6, 2017
According to the Los Angeles Times, the fire is burning across 150 acres and had already totaled a reportedly six homes by 9 A.M. PST. The 405 has been closed because of the flames. Homes throughout the area have been ordered to evacuate.
Firefighters on Bel Terrace helping people evacuate and safe guard their homes as flames come closer pic.twitter.com/pyswYTmPLX
— Melissa Etehad اتحاد (@melissaetehad) December 6, 2017
“It’s been years since anything here has burned at all,” said Los Angeles Fire Department Captain Cody Weireter in an interview with the LA Times. “You’ve got heavy, heavy brush, you’ve got the dryness—obviously, we haven’t had any rain at all. A lot of the fire is topography-driven, which already becomes dangerous. The wind is going to increase that twofold.”