September 7, 2020

California fire triggered by ‘gender reveal firework’

Los Angeles (AFP) – A firework at a gender reveal party triggered a wildfire in southern California that has destroyed 7,000 acres (2,800 hectares) and forced many residents to flee their homes, the fire department said Sunday.More than 500 firefighters and four helicopters were battling the El Dorado blaze east of San Bernardino, which started Saturday morning, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection¬†(Cal Fire) said.Residents of several communities in the area have been ordered to evacuate.”CAL FIRE Law Enforcement has determined the El Dorado Fire, burning near Oak Glen in San …


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