This weekend, homeowners in Santa Clarita watched as their neighborhood and surrounding area transformed into an inferno. Dark smoke choked the air and orange flames traced a ridge behind many homes. By Saturday afternoon, the Sand fire was moving rapidly and residents were forced to evacuate. Los Angeles County mentioned in a news conference on Sunday that this is a very serious fire and when they tell people to evacuate … they need to evacuate.
Sand Fire Scorches Through 52 Square Miles in Santa Clarita Area; Still Only 10 Percent Contained - http://ktla.com/2016/07/24/destructive-sand-fire-grows-to-22000-acres-evacuations-in-effect-as-out-of-control-blaze-rages/#utm_sguid=149300,772b564d-9832-3d16-5bfb-17fb80cc6d92