Update -175 Buildings, Homes Destroyed In Lower Lake, Calif Fire

by Nicholas

Update -175 Buildings, Homes Destroyed In Lower Lake, Calif Fire


As of three hours ago they now say 170 building destroyed.

Aug 15, 2016 – LOWER LAKE, Calif. – A fast-moving Northern California wildfire has destroyed more than 100 homes and forced thousands to flee an area where drought conditions and high temperatures are making firefighting difficult.
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection spokesman Daniel Berlant said Monday that the fire in Lower Lake, still recovering from a devastating wildfire nearly a year ago about 90 miles north of San Francisco, has scorched nearly 5 square miles.

housands of structures are threatened after the fire burned the post office, a winery, a Habitat for Humanity office and several businesses. Officials didn’t immediately have a tally of how many businesses and other buildings were lost.

The wildfire has forced some 4,000 people to flee

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