Officials predict the Bobcat Fire may smolder for another six weeks in the Angeles National Forest. It’s now burned well over 44,000 acres. Some residents evacuated, and hundreds more might need to leave at a moment’s notice. In some Foothill communities, the Air Quality Index (AQI) has been as high as 500, which is extremely unhealthy.
Unhealthy air and continued fire threats in Foothill communities
From this Episode:
Monrovia and nearby towns suffer days of unhealthy air and fire threats
Officials predict the Bobcat Fire may smolder for another six weeks in the Angeles National Forest. It’s burned well over 44,000 acres, and containment dropped on Monday.
LA’s heat wave is deadly for the county’s unhoused population
Nineteen people experiencing homelessness died during the Labor Day weekend — about double the average number of deaths for a three-day span.