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Saddleridge fire scorches more than 7,500 acres

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Saddleridge fire scorches more than 7,500 acres
Saddleridge fire scorches more than 7,500 acres

AN EMERGENCYPROCLAMATION FOR L-A ANDRIVERSIDE COUNTIES DUE TOTHE EFFECT OF SEVERAL FIRES --INCLUDING THE SADDLERIDGEFIRE.23ABC'S TORI COOPER IS LIVE FROMONE OF THE HARDEST HITAREAS, PORTER RANCH , WITH MOREON THAT FIRE.

TORI?I'M STANDING IN WHAT USED TO BEA HOME KITCHEN HERE ON DARBYAVENUE IN THE PORTER RANCHNEIGHBORHOOD--BUT NOW AS YOUCAN SEE THERE NOTHING LEFT OFTHIS HOME.THE OWNER IN COMPLETE SHOCK ANDMANY OTHER RESIDENTS IN THEAREA WERE ALSO DOING THEIR BESTTO PROTECT THEIRNEIGHBORHOOD.THE L-A FIRE DEPARTMENT SAYS THEBLAZE HAS GROWN TOMORE THAN 75-HUNDRED ACRES --AND CONTAINMENT ISNOW AT 13 PERCENT.AT LEAST 25 STRUCTURES HAVE BEENDESTROYED INTHE INFERNO.ONE FIREFIGHTER HAS SUFFERED AMINOR EYE INJURY -- AND ONEPERSON HAD A HEART ATTACK ANDDIED AT A HOSPITAL.MORE THAN 1-THOUSANDFIREFIGHTERS HAVE RESPONDEDTO THE FIRE FIGHT INCLUDINGNEARLY TWO DOZEN FROM THEKERN COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT.THIS AFTERNOON --- A LOCAL FIREAT AN AUTO BUISNESSLEAVING TWO MEN WITH BURNINJURIES.THIS AFTERNOON --- A LOCAL FIREAT AN AUTO BUISNESS




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