- The Lake Fire has spread across 10,000 acres as of Wednesday night between Lake Hughes and Lake Castaic in the Angeles National Forest, according to NBC News.
- No injuries or deaths have been reported.
- The fire began at 3:40 p.m. on Wednesday and spread throughout the county.
- “Plumes of smoke could be seen from dozens of miles away as the fire burned in steep terrain with difficult access for firefighters,” according to USA Today.
- About 100 homes needed to be evacuated because of the fire, Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger said.
- The Red Cross Los Angeles set up an evacuation point at a high school where people would need to stay in their cars, too, according to NBC News.
- Wildfires have impacted multiple Western states this week, blazing across a combined 73,000 acres in the process, according to CNN.
- Evacuation orders have been added to areas hit by the Lake Fire in California’s Los Angeles County, the Mosier Creek Fire in central Oregon, and the Pine Gulch and Grizzly Creek fires in Colorado, per CNN.