The hot weather means it's once again snake season. There are a few things you can do to avoid running afoul of rattlesnakes like this big fella spotted on Vetter Mountain. Wear appropriate footwear, pay attention on the trail (no headphones) and watch where you place your hands when reaching near rocks or wood piles. (Video and tips via @socaltravels
Incredible images from Air7HD Tuesday morning. A brush fire erupted near the Mount Wilson Observatory, prompting an evacuation of the historic facility as the blaze charred heavy brush down the hillsides. The fire, which broke out shortly before 4am, burned along the hills above Altadena, Arcadia and Pasadena. The fire had charred approximately 26 acres. There was no containment. Firefighters said the blaze has the potential to grow up to 600 acres. Approximately 500 firefighters were battling the brush fire. They were aided by light winds and cool morning temperatures.
: A brush fire that destroyed several homes in the Anaheim Hills area Monday continued to grow overnight, prompting officials to keep evacuation orders in place for thousands of Orange, Tustin and Anaheim residents.
The fire, dubbed Canyon Fire 2, has scorched about 7,500 acres and was 25 percent contained, Anaheim Fire Department Sgt. Daron Wyatt said at a news conference Tuesday morning.
About 1,100 firefighters were involved in the firefight, Wyatt said. Clink the link in @ktla5news
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while in our beautiful forests and be alert when in #TreeMortality
areas. Never camp or park your car under dead trees and always properly prepare and extinguish open campfires. Learn more about how you can protect yourself & our forests: ReadyForWildfire.org
BRUSH FIRE 7/25/17 (tap photo to expand) Firehawk helicopter drops water to support Fly Crew firefighters on a wildfire above Sierra Madre