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21,000 people fled fire California

LONDON – Hundreds of firefighters are fighting in California against a fire that destroyed thousands of homes threatened southeast of Los Angeles. Out of precaution, about 21,000 people were evacuated in and around the area of Lake Elsinore.

A spokesman for the fire brigade said that the fire difficult to fight is because that part is raging on the slopes that are covered with dry scrub. In addition, the fire by the wind, in the night of Thursday, fueled.

The fire broke on Tuesday, and now has 7200 acres of land destroyed. A 51-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of lighting the fire. According to a commander in the voluntary fire brigade had accused him two weeks ago sent a message with the text: “this place will burn”, reports CNN.

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