The so-called Sam Fire, which burns in Gorman near Old Ridge Route and Lancaster Road, northwest of Los Angeles, quickly became a major threat, burning four acres at 4:23 p.m., minutes later, said the fire had reached 15 acres, according to the County Fire Department. By about 5:15 p.m., the fire had grown to 50 acres, the Fire Department added, and 30 minutes later, it had doubled in size to 100 acres, according to official information. For now no structures are directly threatened, the Fire Department said, adding that more than “200 people are now assigned” to this fire, and crews are “on scene making good progress.” “, according to the newspaper La Opinion. Following the fire, a video from the Sky5 network captured what appeared to be a fiery tornado, becoming a quick reference on social media for the ferocity of the Sam Fire. Additionally, aerial images show large amounts of smoke as well as fire crews battling flames in mountainous terrain across the street from Quail Lake. Some portions of the vegetation next to it have burned, but most remain. green. Across Lancaster Road, however, large patches of burnt grass can be seen. Los Angeles on Twitter.
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