October 27th. According to the “Central News Agency” report, on October 26 local time, a wildfire broke out in the suburbs of Los Angeles, California.
Strong winds prevented firefighters from putting out the fire. The fire burned about 3000 hectares and nearly 100,000 people were called for emergency. Evacuate. In addition, wildfires also caused serious injuries to two firefighters.
On the morning of the 26th local time, the “Silverado Fire” broke out at the foot of the Irvine Mountain, about 60 kilometers southeast of Los Angeles. Affected by dry and strong winds, the fire quickly spread. On the same day, more than 90,000 residents in Irvine and surrounding areas were asked to evacuate.
According to the National Weather Service, low humidity, dry vegetation, and strong winds have caused the “most dangerous fire weather condition” in 2020.
The California Forest Fire Department announced that due to extreme strong winds, most areas in California are still maintaining “red flag warnings” due to fire-prone weather.
The National Weather Service stated that the newly ignited fires in Los Angeles County and Ventura County will likely expand very rapidly, and extreme fires will cause major threats to lives and property.
On the 26th, the California Forest Fire Department stated that there are currently more than 4000 firefighters fighting 22 wildfires. Officials said that the wildfire has injured two firefighters, and the injured have been sent to a local hospital for treatment.