The Route Fire began around noon on Wednesday near Kastaik Lake and spread so quickly that part of of Interstate 5 was shut down in both directions.
” fire behavior and what did you see yesterday should wake up-up call to us all about the potential that we in and we enter over in next several days in terms of in fire conditions, very quickly fire growth and very, very explosive fire behavior” said Angeles National Forestry Chief Robert Garcia.
On Wednesday, several evacuation orders were issued, but by Thursday evening they had all been cancelled.
“This will be the longest and most intense heat streak so far this calendar year— Alexis Clouser of the National Weather Service. in San Francisco reported this to CNN.
Crews are getting ready for more heat- related to health emergencies
Among stuffy heat, fire crews are concentrated on “boxing in fire in strengthening our fire lines and then anticipating some fire development”Because of high daytime temperatures,” Los Angeles County Deputy Fire Chief Thomas Ewald said. in in news conference on Thursday.
Suffocating temperatures were on the rise of intelligence for officials working to contain fire but also save safety of those who fight it.
Officials do not disclose cause of in fire like this remains under investigation.
Over 500 fire personnel were deployed to contain the fire together with 58 fire engines, 8 helicopters and two fixed-wing aircraft, according to fire department.
But the fires are burning elsewhere in the state forces officials to share resources, Ewald said.
“There is a big fire burning on borders down in San Diego County and so those(fixed-wing) aircraft are pulled off of those fires,” he said. homes be lost in what area and so priorities change throughout the day. … We ordered more fixed wing, but some of these planes are redirected to this fire.”