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USA: Several aircraft dump flame retardants to battle Bobcat blaze near LA03:47

USA: Several aircraft dump flame retardants to battle Bobcat blaze near LA

United States, Juniper Hills
September 18, 2020 at 08:55 GMT -00:00 · Published

Several aircraft were seen flying over the California community of Juniper hills on Thursday, dumping the fire retardant Phos-Chek on the flaming foothills in an effort to stop the Bobcat wildfire.

Sine locals were also seen fleeing the fires.

"I'm a little bit worried, I've got my dogs and I'm evacuating, I've got my ranch up here in Juniper Hills and my four dogs, I've got my important stuff packed," said Peter, one of the locals.

Another, Bridgett, said "we live right up the road, we have been packing all day, just got most of our stuff, they wouldn't let my parents in but they got up there, helped us out, we got a bunch of cars going, we're out of here."

The Bobcat Fire started on September 6 becoming a part of devastating 2020 California wildfire season. As of September 16, it has burned 44,393 acres in the Angeles National Forest, currently at 3 percent containment.

USA: Several aircraft dump flame retardants to battle Bobcat blaze near LA03:47
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Several aircraft were seen flying over the California community of Juniper hills on Thursday, dumping the fire retardant Phos-Chek on the flaming foothills in an effort to stop the Bobcat wildfire.

Sine locals were also seen fleeing the fires.

"I'm a little bit worried, I've got my dogs and I'm evacuating, I've got my ranch up here in Juniper Hills and my four dogs, I've got my important stuff packed," said Peter, one of the locals.

Another, Bridgett, said "we live right up the road, we have been packing all day, just got most of our stuff, they wouldn't let my parents in but they got up there, helped us out, we got a bunch of cars going, we're out of here."

The Bobcat Fire started on September 6 becoming a part of devastating 2020 California wildfire season. As of September 16, it has burned 44,393 acres in the Angeles National Forest, currently at 3 percent containment.

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