Massive wildfire destroys over 4,600 acres near Castaic, California

Aerial fire units were seen carrying out airdrops on the Route Fire burning near Castaic, California, as it grew to over 4,600 acres on the evening of August 31 and was zero percent contained, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. Mandatory evacuations and road closures were in effect for the area, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Office said. According to local media citing officials, at least eight firefighters “suffered heat-related injuries” while battling the blaze. The Sun newspaper brings you the latest breaking news videos and explainers from the UK and around the world Become a Sun Subscriber and hit the bell to be the first to know Read The Sun: Like The Sun on Facebook: Follow The Sun on Twitter: Subscribe to The Sun on Snapchat:


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