Fire in the mountains north of Los Angeles expanded, causing heavy smoke and more than 3,000 homes evacuated owner. Fire has swept about 8,000 hectares of forest, 29 August 2009 Saturday night, also threatens critical facilities telecommunications, transmission towers television, and radio. The fire that raged since Wednesday evening local time at the San Gabriel Mountains near the exclusive area of La Canada Flintridge spread to the houses from Pasadena to San Fernando Valley on Saturday night local time.
Residents in the northern region of Glendalae and La Crecenta asked to leave their homes because of the evacuation zone is established to the eastern border city of Los Angeles. Evacuation zones, including a hilly area just across a ravine from the NASA Jet Laboratory Drive. The fire occurred Wednesday evening, and only 5% are resolved until Saturday, said Fire Department Chief of Los Angeles, Mark Savage.
The firefighters were trying to prevent the fire from entering Mount Wilson, which is television and radio transmitters and towers that handle the emergency service delivery. difficulty personnel extinguish the fire which had spread throughout the mountain areas other than the weather factor is also not conducive to extinguish a great fire.