Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.

This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.


Photos: The Station Fire Approaches Vasquez Rocks

Stories like these are only possible with your help!
You have the power to keep local news strong for the coming months. Your financial support today keeps our reporters ready to meet the needs of our city. Thank you for investing in your community.

The jagged rocks off the 14 Freeway in Agua Dulce are internationally known, thanks to Star Trek (the new one, too) and other movies. Currently, the Vasquez Rocks are inside the evacuation zone due to the Station Fire. Before that, LAist Photographer Tom Andrews visited yesterday afternoon as the fire approached from the South in the Angeles National Forest, taking some eerie desert-smoke shots.