Thursday, September 3, 2009

Fire close to commercial centers in Los Angeles the mercy of God to save

Fire close to commercial centers in Los Angeles the mercy of God to save

At 17:59 on September 2nd, 2009

(Los Angeles 2 AP) California fires continue to spread, the local increase in humidity would help firefighters put out the fire but the fire gradually approaching the Los Angeles business center.

California fires have been burning for about a week, is constantly spreading fire area of 12 million hectares, from the Los Angeles central business district, less than 25 kilometers.

The local meteorological department is expected to have the opportunity to appear thunderstorms, rain will make fire fighting work was "God's support." California fires have burned more than 70 houses, while Yu Wan houses threatened, the fire spending to reach 14 million U.S. dollars (about 33.83 million euros), raising fears that this fire will make California the financial burden. # #

Fires in one day expand to double million people to flee a mandatory evacuation disaster 6600

The British Broadcasting Corporation said Wednesday, is struggling to stop forest fires in northern Los Angeles, firefighters said they have the ability to control the current fires.

California, hot weather, coupled with dense, dry bush, has led to forest fires in northern Los Angeles to expand twice a day, covering 347 square kilometers area.

But the forest officials in fire fighters to control the fire spread to his satisfaction.

Fire threat to communications tower

There are at least 12000 homes and a number of communications towers by the fire threat. Officials said the area of forest fires are likely to be doubled.

California officials say there are now more than 3,600 firefighters involved in firefighting operations, but they said still needed to completely control the fire for several days.

Since the fire last Wednesday at the Los Angeles National Forest began to burn, there have been two firemen were killed. More than ten thousand people have fled the fire area, there are about 6600 people have received mandatory evacuation orders. Officials say at least 53 buildings have been destroyed, but many more houses would be engulfed by fire.

California Governor Arnold Severino Seneca has announced a state of emergency and urged residents to comply with evacuation orders.

California wildfires occurred frequently in the summer, but the population is concentrated in the vicinity of few and far between. Authorities are investigating the cause of the fire.

Related Photos

■ California Lakeruisi Senta fire when a helicopter was hovering over the disaster areas. (美联社照片) (AP Photo)

■ Fire historic aircraft in the mountains above the sprinkler Wilson as much as possible to control the fire. (美联社照片) (AP Photo)

■ raging forest fires encroaching upon the home's backyard. (AP Photo)

■ Fire Officer Del Walters, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to Fumika Seneca a number of cases reported in California wildfire event. (美联社照片) (AP Photo)

■ That warm their homes have been forest fire leaving only the bracket.

■ firemen are struggling to fire.