Los Angeles wildfire spreads to 4,000 acres, forcing evacuations in San Fernando Valley

LOS ANGELES ā€” A wind-whipped wildfire in the San Fernando Valley grew to over 4,000 acres overnight, hours after a blaze in neighboring Riverside County tore through a mobile home park.

Mandatory evacuations were ordered in the San Fernando Valley, parts of major highways were shut down and at least 10 schools were closed Friday.

In the earlier blaze Thursday, 74 structures were destroyed and 16 others were damaged in Calimesa in Riverside County, about 70 miles east of Los Angeles, officials said.

Read more here: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/wildfire-calimesa-california-races-through-mobile-home-park-n1064851

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