Due to the raging fire in Southern California, USA, where traffic on the highway came to a standstill, due to strong wind, orders had to be issued to evacuate the related areas. About 200 firefighters have been deployed to control the fire, which spread over 31 square kilometers of Santa Barbara County, but they have not been successful so far.
On Monday, fires that started in the mountainous region forced the closure of major Hawaii US-101 connecting the coast. In many areas, orders have been issued to clear roads and sparsely populated settlements. Regarding the fire, it was told on Tuesday, 'Due to the high speed of the wind, the fire is spreading very fast in the dense bushes. The wind speed is 113 kmph in some areas.
According to the River Delta Fire Service, firefighters in Northern California are trying to douse the blaze. Due to the fire, 25 mobile homes have been destroyed there, while a building in Rancho Marina RV Park has also been hit by it. At least 20 constructions in the area are at risk of fire.
It is noteworthy that in the month of August this year, a forest fire in the mountainous area of North California caused great destruction in the historic city of Greenville. Many houses were gutted due to the fire while hundreds were forced to leave the house. Due to strong winds, the fire spread to the northern Sierra Nevada community in Greenville. Due to this many major places of the city including a gas station, cathedral, hotel, museum, bar were engulfed in fire.