A fire that broke out in the San Bernardino National Forest, which is 70 miles east of LA, for all news worthy purposes has been christened as Ridge Fire. It broke out at 1.30 pm and has already burned at least 100 acres.
California is literally on fire this summer with more than 1700 fires. Fire fighters have their hands full and are doing a tremendous job battling trying to put the fires out.
Southern California so far has been given a miss by these fires, with the closest being the Gap fire in Goleta. Gap fire has till date burnt over 2400 acres and has forced Santa Barbara county officials to issue evacuation orders as well as declare local emergency.