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Station Fire 38% Contained, More Evacuations, Community Meeting Tonight
The Station Fire, now the largest wildfire in LA County modern history, has burned through 144,743 acres (about 226 square miles) and is 38 percent contained. Although much progress has been made, early this morning, 15 to 20 homes in the Dillion Divide near Pacoima Canyon went under a mandatory evacuation. 64 homes have been destroyed along with 49 outbuildings. So far, the fight has cost around $27 million. There have been a handful of injuries, but most devastating has been the loss of two firemen.
For those in the affected areas, a community meeting in Pasadena tonight will update the public on the current fire situation and expected actions.
First Church of the Nazarene
3700 E. Sierra Madre Blvd.
Pasadena, California 91107