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Bobcat Fire Grows to Over 109K Acres, Destroys at Least 29 Structures
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Bobcat Fire Grows to Over 109K Acres, Destroys at Least 29 Structures

The Bobcat Fire has burned 109,271 acres and is 17% contained as of Tuesday morning. The fire remained active Monday in the western, northern and southwestern portions. Evacuations were issued for the areas near Colby Ranch and Hidden Springs, where crews worked to prepare structures and build contingency lines. Crews also began a strategic firing…

Bobcat Fire Grows to More Than 50K Acres Thursday
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Bobcat Fire Grows to More Than 50K Acres Thursday

An evacuation order for residences within the area north of Angeles Crest North, between Clear Creek Station and Highway 39, was in place Thursday morning as officials announced that the Bobcat Fire has burned 50,539 acres and remains at 3% containment. An evacuation warning was also issued Wednesday night for residents in the unincorporated community…

Bobcat Fire Surpasses 41K Acres, Containment Decreases
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Bobcat Fire Surpasses 41K Acres, Containment Decreases

The Bobcat Fire was very active on both the north and south ends Monday and is now at 41,231 acres with 3% containment. Firefighters worked overnight with a focus on protecting Mount Wilson and foothill communities. Tuesday’s primary focus remains at keeping the fire from reaching Mount Wilson and the foothill communities. A secondary priority…

Bobcat Fire Breaches Monrovia City Limits, Grows to Over 26K Acres
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Bobcat Fire Breaches Monrovia City Limits, Grows to Over 26K Acres

The Bobcat Fire has grown to 26,368 acres with 6% containment. According to the incident overview, 540 firefighting personnel continue to aggressively attack the fire burning at high elevations, in areas that have not burned in many years. The fire crossed Monrovia city limits Friday afternoon but has not yet reached Monrovia Canyon Park, according…

Bobcat Fire Grows and Evacuation Warnings Expand
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Bobcat Fire Grows and Evacuation Warnings Expand

The Unified Incident Command of the Angeles National Forest, Los Angeles County Fire Department, Monrovia Fire Department and the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department directed the residents of Duarte, Bradbury, Monrovia, Arcadia, Sierra Madre, Pasadena and Altadena below the Bobcat Fire to prepare to evacuate, as the fire continued to grow rapidly Tuesday night. The evacuation…

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