Campers Flee From Southern California Wildfire
By Austin Stanley
Sun Aug 17th, 2014 6:57pm America/Los_Angeles
GLENDORA (AP) – A wildfire in the San Gabriel Mountains northeast of Los Angeles is forcing people to evacuate from a campground and recreational areas.
U.S. Forest Service spokesman Nathan Judy says the fire above the foothill community of Glendora was reported about 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
It spread to about 200 acres in an hour and sent a plume of smoke visible across the Los Angeles Basin.
Firefighters were battling the blaze in hot, dry weather.
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