Forced evacuations following 20 fires in southern California

The goat fire, which spread over 35 hectares on Sunday morning, grew to 775 hectares in the afternoon. According to InciWebOnly 5% of fires are extinguished.

“Law enforcement is going door-to-door with forced evacuations to Desert Front Road and Wild Horse Canyon,” the recent fire announcement said.

“Rightwood is on evacuation alert. The road from Hwy 138 to Lone Pine (Highway 2) is closed,” an overview of the incident said.

CNN has approached officials for details on how many residents are under eviction notices.

The fire broke out on Saturday evening. The cause is being investigated.

The forest, located about 37 miles outside the Los Angeles area, is “one of the driest, most high-risk areas in the United States,” according to the Angels National Forest Service.

There are firefighters in Southern California The challenging fire season has already been warned.
Robert Garcia, fire chief for the U.S. Forest Service for Angels National Forest, told CNN last week that the summer months were “just the beginning.” Firefighters have been mobilizing for Arizona and New Mexico since March Black fire The second largest fire in the state in history.

“Southern California usually has a deep season at the end of June and then until the fall,” said Chief Garcia. “But we now see activity year-round.”

The Angels National Forest is already under fire control and is expected to expand around the forest in the coming months, he said.

CNN’s Stephanie Elam contributed to this report.

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