The Governor of California declared a state of emergency due to forest fires
California Governor Jerry brown declared a state of emergency in the state upon request of the mayor of Los Angeles Eric Garcetti, told the LA Times.
A state of emergency at the state level must facilitate the receipt of Federal assistance. Mayor Garcetti called the fire that engulfed 4,000 hectares of mountain forests to the North of the city centre, the largest in state history.
On Sunday the city of Los Angeles has ordered the evacuation of more than 700 homes in the North-Western part of the city.
“The fire’s spread difficult to predict because of the strong wind, we cannot guarantee the security in all areas under threat,” — said the local fire Department. Currently gusty winds weakened, went a little rain. Restored traffic on perekryvaniya due to fires key highway 210.
Currently, the fire destroyed more than 8 square kilometers on the outskirts of Los Angeles. On the Northern Pacific coast of the United States the fire gets to the grove of sequoias in Yosemite national Park, reports FoxNews.