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Dramatic images of Glendora fire seen from across L.A. region

September 2, 2012 |  6:01 pm

The growing wildfire in the mountain above Glendora can be seen from across Southern California, and some people are stopping to take photos of a dramatic smoke plume.

Firefighters are battling a blaze -- 400 acres but growing fast -- in the Angeles National Forest, several miles north of Glendora, that began Sunday afternoon, forcing the evacuation of a mobile home park. The first started about 2:15 p.m. along East Fork Road in the park, according to John Wagner, an assistant public affairs officer for the U.S. Forest Service. More than 200 firefighters are battling the blaze, he said.

It was unclear how many residents of the mobile home park had to leave, Wagner said.

Parts of California 39 have also been closed.


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