Evac­u­a­tion over as blaze con­trolled

The Press and Journal (Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire) - - WORLD NEWS -

Cal­i­for­nian au­thor­i­ties have lifted evac­u­a­tion or­ders as firefighte­rs made progress on a large blaze that saw thou­sands flee homes and farms north-west of Los An­ge­les.

Firefighte­rs have con­tained 70% of the blaze, which has burned nearly 15 square miles of dry brush and tim­ber.

More than 11,000 peo­ple were evac­u­ated af­ter the flames spread on Oc­to­ber 31 dur­ing a spell of dry winds.

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