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Largest wildfire in Los Angeles history forces hundreds to evacuate

LOS ANGELES, Sept 2 (Reuters) – A wildfire on the northern edge of Los Angeles rapidly grew on Saturday into what the mayor called the largest blaze in the city’s history, prompting the evacuation of hundreds of people and the closure of a major highway.

The 5,000-acre (2,023-hectare) La Tuna Fire, named after the canyon area where it erupted on Friday, has led authorities to evacuate more than 700 homes in a north Los Angeles neighborhood and in nearby Burbank and Glendale, officials said.

Source: Largest wildfire in Los Angeles history forces hundreds to evacuate – AOL Weather

More details about what’s going on can be found here.

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