Evacuations

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Silver Fire Near Banning Grows To 18K Acres

Thousands of Riverside County residents were under mandatory evacuation orders Friday as crews battled a wildfire that has scorched 18,000 acres.

08/09/2013

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Local Emergency Declared As Silver Fire Spreads To 14K Acres, 20 Percent Contained

Authorities Thursday declared a local emergency and issued new evacuation orders as a fast-moving wildfire near Banning grew to 14,000 acres and was 20 percent contained as of Thursday evening.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/08/2013

The Mountain Fire broke out July 15, forcing nearly 6,000 evacuations between Palm Springs and Hemet (credit: CBS)

Evacuation Warning Issued For Apple Canyon As Mudslide Threat Looms

The wildfire that destroyed seven homes and threatened the mountain town of Idyllwild was sluggish after a thunderstorm drenched the timberland and settled over the mountains Monday, threatening to trigger mudslides and flash flooding to the freshly burned area.

CBS Los Angeles–07/22/2013

A helicopter makes a drop on the Mountain Fire on July 18, 2013, near Idyllwild, California. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Mountain Fire Evacuation Orders Lifted For Idyllwild, Fern Valley

Authorities Sunday said they were lifting evacuation orders for Idyllwild and Fern Valley as a threat to those communities from the 42-square-mile Mountain Fire had diminished.

07/21/2013

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720-Acre Rancho Fire Now 85 Percent Contained

Firefighters Saturday said a 720-acre brush fire in Kern County is 85 percent contained.

07/19/2013

The Mountain Fire broke out July 15, forcing nearly 6,000 evacuations between Palm Springs and Hemet (credit: CBS)

Mountain Fire 15 Percent Contained, 27K Acres Burned

A wildfire in the Riverside County mountains has grown to 24,800 acres and remained 15 percent contained Friday morning.

CBS Los Angeles–07/19/2013

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Riverside County Officials Declare Local Emergency As Mountain Fire Grows To 22.8K Acres

A wildfire in the Riverside County mountains has grown to 22,800 acres and remains 15 percent contained Thursday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/18/2013

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Mountain Fire In Idyllwild Grows to 9K Acres, 10 Percent Contained

A brush fire burning in the Riverside County mountains has grown to 8,000 acres and was 10 percent contained Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/16/2013

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Power Lines A Growing Concern As 3000-Acre Kern County Fire Burns Into The Night

A fast-moving brush fire has forced evacuations at a Kern County high school, authorities said Wednesday.

05/15/2013

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Bomb Threat Prompts Evacuations In Van Nuys

Police are investigating a bomb threat Wednesday morning that prompted evacuations of residents in a Van Nuys neighborhood.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/08/2013

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Springs Fire Rages On For Second Day, Evacuations Remain In Place

Authorities say a brush fire that started Thursday near the 101 Freeway in Camarillo is just 20 percent contained after scorching 28,000 acres in Ventura County.

CBS Los Angeles–05/03/2013

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At Least 1 Home Destroyed, Evacuations Ordered In Nearly 3,000-Acre Summit Fire

A fast-moving, wind-driven brush fire Wednesday destroyed at least one home and prompted evacuations in Banning.

05/01/2013

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Suspicious Package Spurs Evacuation Of Beverly Center

Authorities Sunday said the Beverly Center was evacuated following the discovery of a suspicious package.

03/24/2013

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Ammonia Leak Reported At Pepsi Plant In Buena Park

An ammonia leak inside a refrigeration unit at a distribution plant in Buena Park resulted in the temporary evacuation of a dozen workers.

03/03/2013

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2 Grenades Found In Backyard Of South LA Home; Evacuations Ordered

Los Angeles police say a bomb squad was called to a South Los Angeles home after a resident discovered two grenades in the fire pit of his backyard.

02/03/2013

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