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Fire on the road in California, destroyed dozens of cars

Fire on the road in California, destroyed dozens of cars

More than two dozen cars were burned in the US state California after a wildfire spread to the highway, reports BBC. No reports of casualties. The incident occurred on the highway 15, connecting Los Angeles and Las Vegas. People were forced to flee the vehicle.

«Explosions were heard when the tire burst from the heat,” – said one of the drivers, is on the highway.

To extinguish the fire attracted aviation. Pictures taken from a helicopter, you can see how people run out of the vehicles in flames, covering their faces. Due to a fire several highway lanes were closed.

A forest fire has spread over an area of 50 hectares to the north-east of the city of San Bernardino, reports Reuters. From camping in the area evacuated about 300 tourists, including 130 children.