MALIBU, Calif. (AP) _ California authorities have ordered
residents to evacuate from about 100 homes in the hills above
Malibu as Santa Ana winds stoked a wildfire burning along canyon
Los Angeles County fire Captain Mike Brown says about 250 acres
on state park land south of Malibu Lake have burned. Winds are
pushing the blaze downhill toward the Pacific Ocean.
Brown says flames have reached the backyards of some homes, but
there are no immediate reports of damage. About 200 firefighters
are on the scene and no injuries have been reported.
The cause of the fire was being investigated.
Hundreds of firefighters have been placed on watch this weekend
as Santa Ana winds return to Southern California. Gusts of up to 60
miles per hour were reported in some mountain passes overnight.
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