Fires Burn in Southern California
CNN.com is reporting that a fire burned around 15,433 acres of the San Bernardino National Forest in Southern California on Sunday. On Saturday, CNN.com also reports that another smaller wildfire burned down 1,000 acres in eastern San Diego County. Overall, 1,500 residents were forced to evacuate.
The San Bernardino County Sun, reports that the national forest fire began late Saturday. They also report that as of Saturday, only one firefighter had minor injuries and no homes were damaged, but a maintenance building at a campsite was destroyed.
The smaller fire forced the entire city of Julian, Calif. to be evacuated, according to Union-Tribune's web site SignOnSanDiego.com. Three firefighters were injured in that blaze, which has been 20 percent contained according to CNN.com.