The flames jumped over U.S. Highway 101, nearly reaching the ocean and forcing the evacuation of the La Conchita community, said Chris Harvey, a spokesman for the Cal Fire Department. A wildfire that scorched through the San Gabriel Mountains in Southern California on Tuesday threatened more than 1,000 homes, while crews in the West continued to fight dozens of major fires. The wildfire, which had burned its way through much of Southern California's Santa Barbara County, threatened more than 1,000 homes Tuesday as firefighters battled a dozen other large fires in the west.
The Bobcat fire has produced a significant amount of smoke and ash, and the smoke from the El Dorado fire is blamed for poor air quality in Southern California on Thursday. Smoke and ash in the air could be so strong that the hills from Monrovia to the San Gabriel Mountains could be seen, leading to poor air quality in Southern California on Thursday, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Health.
The eastern part of the fire is penetrating and burning downhill, creating less intense fire behavior for firefighters. At the south end, it has reached the San Gabriel Mountains, where fire activity remains high, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. The eastern parts of the fire are entering the burn scar of the Ranch2 fire, which is creating more smoke and ash for firefighters in the area and a lower intensity of fire behavior, "a news release said.
Evacuation warnings for Pasadena have been lifted, though warnings for Altadena and Pasadena remain in effect. Evacuation warnings in Pasadena were lifted Wednesday, though warnings remained in effect in Old Pasadena and Los Angeles County. The evacuation warning in the San Gabriel Mountains was lifted Tuesday morning, while the warning remains in effect in Altadena & Pasadena.
The Bobcat fire burns north of where it has been for the past 80 + years, but it burns further north where it has been the entire history of the fire for the past 80 + years. The fire continued to burn in the San Gabriel Mountains, with some being discovered in nearby canyons, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said. Still, it burns farther north, where the entire history of the fire has its origins over the past 80 years. A combination of fire retardants, water, smoke and smoke suppression helped slow the progress of the fire, but not enough to slow it down. In addition to the discovery in a nearby canyon, the Bob Catchers Fire also burned on the west side of a mountain near the city of Pasadena on Tuesday, August 1, 2016, as well as in an area near Pasadena City Hall and the Pasadena Police Headquarters in downtown, helping slow the development of the fires. It is also burning south, north and west of what it once was, though not as far north as it was a few years ago. But it burned farther north, from where the history of the fire has always been, and helped slow its advance.
The Bobcat fire continued to threaten the Mojave desert town of Pearblossom as it burned Tuesday, August 1, 2016, and at times advanced by about a mile every two hours, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
A fire that is burning in the Klamath National Forest and has driven residents out of Happy Camp in California has spread to Northern California. One of the state's largest wildfires is slowly spreading and helping firefighters as flames spread on flat ground near the town of Pearblossom on Monday, August 1, 2016. California. A fire on the northern edge of the Sierra Nevada in Northern California is spreading slowly as firefighters benefit from the spread of the flames on flatter ground, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CDFPG). A large wildfire - one from - one state - spread slowly on Tuesday, August 2, 2017, as firefighters benefited from a spread of flames to the apartment building.
The Bobcat fire in Southern California is on the rise and threatening the Mojave desert town of Pearblossom, where more than 1,500 acres of land have burned. It is the second-largest wildfire in California history, which has burned about 1.5 million acres of woodland since September 2020. The Bob Cat Fire is currently burning in the Klamath National Forest in Northern California, according to the CDFPG.
The fire is being brought under control by two cooperating fire departments, the Los Angeles County Fire Department and the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. Derderian said firefighting efforts, which include firefighters from Klamath National Forest, San Bernardino County and Riverside County, were under control of the blaze. The Bobcat fire has moved within 500 feet of the observatory, but Angeles National Forest officials said firefighters were able to protect the historic site.