The Hillside fire sparked overnight about 60 miles east of Los Angeles, while the Ronald Reagan library has so far survived a close call with the Easy fire 8.18pm GMT Firefighters have reportedly stopped a blaze that erupted Wednesday night south of the US-Mexican border before it reached San Diego and communities further north. The blaze broke out around 6pm in Tijuana before heading north into San Diego County. By noon the so-called Copper fire had burned 50 acres and was contained at 15%. Chula Vista Fire (Left) #CopperFire on Otay Mountain (Mexico) (right)
San Diego County pic.twitter.com/HG6nseo7Tw 7.05pm GMT Let’s hear it for the goats. The 125,000 sq ft Reagan library – “the repository of presidential records for President Reagan’s administration” that holds over 60m pages of documents, over 1.6m photographs, a half million feet of motion picture film and tens of thousands of audio and video tapes according to its website – has been preemptively protected by goats. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/live/2019/oct/31/california-fires-wildfires-san-bernardino-los-angeles
Author : Mario Koran in Oakland (now) and Joanna Walters (earlier)
Publish date : 2019-10-31 20:18:09
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