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Station Fire Expands to 300 Acres

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The Station Fire, which began yesterday afternoon and is burning above La Canada-Flintridge in the Angeles National Forest, has grown to 300 acres and has been downgraded to 10 percent contained, the Forest Service reports as of 2:20 p.m. The number of firefighters reporting to the blaze has doubled to 410 since this morning and mandatory evacuation orders have been given to those at Camp Hi Hill and Clear Creek School. The fire is currently burning in a northerly direction.

As for the Morris Fire 20 miles to the East, it remains at around 1800 acres with 45 percent containment.

Also: View photos of the Station Fire here