Event the local Altadena Sheriff’s station had little detail on a phone call. (I’m sure they got swamped.)
The Bobcat fire ignited on Sunday and quickly grew to threaten Mount Wilson.
Phone notifications that disappear too quickly in emergencies can be really bad UI.
A tall plume of smoking is rising from a brush fire in the Azusa area during an afternoon of triple-digit heat across Southern California. The tower of smoke from Angeles National Forest can be seen from the San Gabriel Valley and beyond. Details about how the 1,800-acre fire started were not immediately available. The fire was reported near 14300 West…
A rapidly spreading fire in the Angeles National Forest near the Azusa area is threatening structures on Sunday, officials said.
The Bobcat Fire erupted around 12:20 p.m. and has scorched about 1,800 acres of heavy fuels, according to forest officials. Video from the scene shows smoke rising from the Azusa area.
“Firefighters are experiencing erratic fire behavior,” officials said.
The fast-moving fire had exploded to about 500 acres by 2:40 p.m., doubled in size in just two hours and then grew another 800 acres by 6 p.m. It was 0% contained.