Tick Fire

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Tick Fire
LocationLos Angeles County, California
Coordinates34°28′16″N 118°22′03″W / 34.47111°N 118.36750°W / 34.47111; -118.36750Coordinates: 34°28′16″N 118°22′03″W / 34.47111°N 118.36750°W / 34.47111; -118.36750
Statistics
Date(s)October 24, 2019 (2019-10-24) – October 31, 2019
Burned area4,615 acres (1,868 ha)[1]
Causecaused by Santa Ana winds
Buildings destroyed22

The Tick Fire was a wildfire. It burned in Los Angeles County, California from October 24, 2019 to October 31, 2019. It burned several thousand acres.[2]

There was a mass evacuation of about 40,000 people from the Santa Clarita valley.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Tick Fire". CalFire. 2019-10-31. Retrieved 2019-11-01.
  2. Stuart, Gwynedd (2019-10-25). "High Winds Are Fueling the Already Destructive Tick Fire". Los Angeles Magazine. Retrieved 2019-10-25.
  3. "Tick fire explodes overnight: 14 Freeway closed, six homes destroyed as battle intensifies". Los Angeles Times. 2019-10-25. Retrieved 2019-10-25.
  4. Hipes, Patrick; Hipes, Patrick (2019-10-25). "Tick Fire: Governor Declares State Of Emergency; 14 Freeway Still Closed; 40k Evacuations, 4,300 Acres Burned & 6 Structures Lost – Update". Deadline. Retrieved 2019-10-25.