A brush fire in Los Angeles burning near the 210 freeway is prompting road closures and nearby home evacuations.
The fire could grow even larger today if hot, dry and windy weather conditions continue.
Mandatory and voluntary evacuations were taking place, Capt. Branden Silverman said Saturday, but there were no reports of injuries.
L.A. Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas said "the biggest factor is the weather and the wind", when it comes to battling the slow-moving blaze. By Saturday morning, the wildfire - raging in the Verdugo Mountains to the north of Burbank - had grown to more than 5,000 acres, according toLos Angeles Fire Department spokesman Erik Scott.
On Friday, firefighters went house by house to warn people about the fire.
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Large animals evacuated from the fire zone should be taken to Hansen Dam, officials said.
It had been 45 years since a fire occurred in the area, allowing for "plenty of fuel to burn", he said.
Five thousand acres have now burned in the intense wildfire while containment remains at 10 percent.
"Due to erratic fire behavior, driven by strong, gusting winds, we are not able to give a firm prediction on all areas potentially at risk", the department said.
Meanwhile in OR, 140 hikers were being evacuated Saturday after a fire broke out southeast of Portland near the Eagle Creek Trail. If there's no wind, this is a relatively easy fire to put out.
On Saturday, The South Coast Air Quality Management District recommended children, elders, and people with respiratory diseases, to maintain inside their homes and to close their doors and windows to avoid bad quality air.
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