Firefighters losing ground against Sierra Madre blaze
The blaze was about 23% contained this morning, officials said, down from 30% Sunday night. No homes have burned, but structures are still threatened.
Read The Times' full story here.
Meanwhile, the evacuation zone has been expanded, the SGV Trib reports.
The evacuation zone is being extended west to Michillinda Avenue at the border of Sierra Madre and Pasadena, said Marc Peebler, battalion chief of Southern California Incident Management Team 3, an emergency response group made up of area fire agencies.
Pix and video from Times photogs here.
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