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Evacuations Ordered in Brush Fire Burning in Mountains Above Azusa
KTLA 5 News ^

Posted on 09/23/2013 8:34:59 PM PDT by Pajamajan

Brush fire burning in mountains above Azusa Ca...

(Excerpt) Read more at ktla.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: azusa; brushfires; fire
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1 posted on 09/23/2013 8:34:59 PM PDT by Pajamajan
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To: Pajamajan

God Bless the people in the area.

I really do hope it was not arson.


2 posted on 09/23/2013 8:37:45 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: Pajamajan

Economic Warfare: Jihad by forest fire
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3070384/posts


3 posted on 09/23/2013 8:38:36 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the mainland US There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; MeshugeMikey

At the Link- It is noted that the fire is burning in nearly the same place, as one that broke out 2 weeks ago. Seems a little odd to me.


4 posted on 09/23/2013 8:49:22 PM PDT by Pajamajan (Pray for our nation. Thank the Lord for everything you have. Don't wait. Do it today.)
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To: Pajamajan

lightning allegedlu never strikes twice....in the same spot...

Jihadists might

what was the forensic conclusion as to the cause of the previous fire?


5 posted on 09/23/2013 8:57:07 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Didn’t take long for those in Texas hoping, wishing, suggesting this is some kind terrorism....Or deserved disaster...


6 posted on 09/23/2013 9:00:48 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Pajamajan

I cant find anything about the conclusion as to the cause of the previous fire using azuza San Garbriel....or any other related terms ...


7 posted on 09/23/2013 9:01:23 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: dragnet2

given the location I doubt that it was caused by the residents of a “homeless encampment”

I live in Northern CA btw


8 posted on 09/23/2013 9:03:35 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Understand....just beware of the AH’s...


9 posted on 09/23/2013 9:08:25 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Just drove by there about a half hour ago on way home from work. Was surprised to see the extent of the destruction. When I lived in the adjacent Bradbury area my dog and I used to go there for runs and walks along the SG river. Nice quiet area .... God Speed to those that that are in danger of losing their home sweet homes.


10 posted on 09/23/2013 9:11:30 PM PDT by R_Kangel ( "A Nation of Sheep ..... Will Beget ..... a Nation Ruled by Wolves.")
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To: MeshugeMikey
There isn't anything at the link about the cause of the previous fire. There is only a mention by someone that there was a fire 2 weeks ago? I checked some other local news sources, but there is nothing.

The latest on the local news is that the fire has grown to 40 Acres , but that the winds have died down.

This is good because I think the water dropping helicopters and planes can't fly at night.

They also mentioned that the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

11 posted on 09/23/2013 9:15:42 PM PDT by Pajamajan (Pray for our nation. Thank the Lord for everything you have. Don't wait. Do it today.)
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To: R_Kangel

I know the area. When I was 17 I made the run from Crystal Lake to Azusa in 40 minutes, and that was stopping at the SG River bridge to allow my passenger to have a cigarette.


12 posted on 09/23/2013 9:26:30 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (John 15:19)
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To: Jeff Chandler

(I was on a motorcycle.)


13 posted on 09/23/2013 9:27:07 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (John 15:19)
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To: MeshugeMikey

NCA is nice....agree..But it’ll be destroyed if allowed...Like so many other places.....Some in these parts think a paved landscape with a strip malls every block for 150 blocks is somehow a neat or cool...As they decorate McDonald’s franchises as attractive and trendy upscale cool places with palm trees n’ loose loud women.

What gives?

Come on. Who buys this cheet? I see nasty cowflop.


14 posted on 09/23/2013 9:29:45 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: R_Kangel
I went out earlier, and saw how low on the mountain the fire was burning. Not surprised that some homes are in danger. (I was hoping to see it higher up toward the uninhabited areas.)

The weather is supposed to be much cooler tomorrow. That should help. Prayers that they get it out quickly.

15 posted on 09/23/2013 9:33:49 PM PDT by Pajamajan (Pray for our nation. Thank the Lord for everything you have. Don't wait. Do it today.)
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To: Jeff Chandler; R_Kangel

I remember going camping/off roading with friends in Azusa canyon-but that was years ago. I bet they don’t let anyone off road there now.


16 posted on 09/23/2013 9:48:12 PM PDT by Pajamajan (Pray for our nation. Thank the Lord for everything you have. Don't wait. Do it today.)
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To: Jeff Chandler

.... Holy cow 40 minutes .... darn good time ..... heck .... takes me that long to hit the area on my 10 speed LOL ... bet you ran during the cool season otherwise you woulda fried. I was floored when I saw how low that fire was. Where I used to live there are a lot of horse owners and even breeders in the area. At any sign of fire within a five or so mile radius a lot of them would go to all of the trouble to load critters and prepare to flee as a precaution. Major headache but fires can move very fast when it’s dry and the wind changes direction.


17 posted on 09/23/2013 9:52:48 PM PDT by R_Kangel ( "A Nation of Sheep ..... Will Beget ..... a Nation Ruled by Wolves.")
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To: MeshugeMikey

The Muzzies do it in Israel.


18 posted on 09/23/2013 9:55:32 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I'm a Conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: Pajamajan

Thanks for posting. My eyes have been burning all evening, especially when we took the dogs out around 8 PM. This only happens if there’s a fire in the area and I hadn’t heard or seen anything. We must be downwind. I suspect tomorrow my car will be covered with a fine layer of ash.
Heard on the radio to wash it off ASAP b/c the ash is acidic and will ruin the paint.
Hope it’s put out soon...and that people, animals, homes are OK...

It IS fire season in California.


19 posted on 09/23/2013 10:27:56 PM PDT by Bon of Babble (Didn't make it to the gym today. That makes 5 years in a row.)
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To: MeshugeMikey
Sierra Madre. Photos:

http://ktla.com/2013/09/23/brush-fire-burning-in-mountain-above-azusa/#axzz2fmlUFBgd

20 posted on 09/23/2013 10:36:28 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: BunnySlippers

http://ktla.com/2013/09/23/brush-fire-burning-in-mountain-above-azusa/#axzz2fmlUFBgd


21 posted on 09/23/2013 10:36:47 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: Bon of Babble

22 posted on 09/23/2013 10:38:06 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: Pajamajan

what is the status of the fire this morning? Son lives in Glendora, daughter in La Verne.
We are west in Eagle Rock, up against the hills.


23 posted on 09/24/2013 4:33:03 AM PDT by pollywog ("O Thou who changest not, abide with me.".......)
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To: BunnySlippers; All

Evacuation orders have been lifted. Fire is now approx. 200 acres. 5% contained. Water dropping planes and helicopters will be flying as soon as sun is rising. Unfortunately some high winds are expected, but the temps are expected to be cooler- possible drizzle for tommorow morning.


24 posted on 09/24/2013 5:12:37 AM PDT by Pajamajan (Pray for our nation. Thank the Lord for everything you have. Don't wait. Do it today.)
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To: Pajamajan

Correction- ABC news just reported that evacuations are continuing? No homes are threatened at this time. Precautionary measure in case the winds change.


25 posted on 09/24/2013 5:39:08 AM PDT by Pajamajan (Pray for our nation. Thank the Lord for everything you have. Don't wait. Do it today.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

if its good enough for Israel..../s


26 posted on 09/24/2013 6:42:17 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: dragnet2

that sort of “city planning” serves the NEEDS of the TV addicted low info types..

wever got a lot of so called “Open Space” including many many miles of opem fire trails....where Ive been known to ride my my electric bicycle.

being that Marin County is the birthplace of the mountain bike...those hills and trails will remain regardless of the need for new real estate...

I fully expect a major fire here before november!


27 posted on 09/24/2013 6:48:31 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: Pajamajan

as I understand it this morning....the airborne fire crews had to wait for sunrise to start flying again.


28 posted on 09/24/2013 6:53:27 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: BunnySlippers

Thanks!! I showed your photo to the people I work with and everyone loved it.

This morning I could see a huge line of thick smoke along the foothills, looks like the fire is still burning. I took an Advil b/c I have a headache. I live along the foothills and it seems like no matter where the fire is, it settles in my area!!


29 posted on 09/24/2013 8:28:22 AM PDT by Bon of Babble (Didn't make it to the gym today. That makes 5 years in a row.)
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Fire is still burning at this particular moment in time. It is approximately 250 acres. I live in La Verne and have family in Glendora; neither community is in danger right now (although we get a bit of smoke now and again). The fire has burned back into the mountains from Azusa and is not presently a danger to residents of Azusa other than air quality (and a little bit of fine flaky ash).

The fire’s been dubbed the Madre Fire, and you can see a map of its present burn area here: http://inciweb.org/incident/3737/


30 posted on 09/24/2013 4:10:03 PM PDT by Ladypixel
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