Thursday, 22 May 2008

Video: Wildfire Santa Cruz County Mountains "Summit Fire" Heading Towards Corralitos

Behind thick smoke seen throughout the South Bay, dramatic scenes of angst and disbelief unfolded from Summit Road to Eureka Canyon, where fire officials said the blaze was moving late Thursday as it headed toward the Santa Cruz County
town of Corralitos. Read more from the source:

Wildfire In Santa Cruz Mountains Cause Evacuations (CBS 13 Sacramento)
Yahoo News
A wind-whipped wildfire burning out of control threatened several homes in the Santa Cruz Mountains on Thursday, closing schools and prompting some evacuations. The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for the Sacramento Valley.

Wildfire in Santa Cruz Mountains prompts evacuations (San Francisco Chronicle)
Yahoo News
Gusty winds fanned a wildfire Thursday that burned at least 10 homes and more than 3,000 acres in the Santa Cruz Mountains, whose rugged terrain frustrated firefighters' efforts to get a handle on the fast-moving blaze. About 1,400 homes were under evacuation...

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