Houses near Los Angeles evacuated as wildfire approaches

(AGI) San Francisco, Sept 13 - At least 40 houses wereevacuated near Los Angeles on Friday as a wildfire burning inthe Silverado Canyon woodlands approached. The fire broke outaround 11 a.m. local time and spread rapidly due to a longperiod of drought in the area. Mandatory evacuations wereordered as firefighters feared strong winds could spread theflames further. . .

(AGI) San Francisco, Sept 13 - At least 40 houses wereevacuated near Los Angeles on Friday as a wildfire burning inthe Silverado Canyon woodlands approached. The fire broke outaround 11 a.m. local time and spread rapidly due to a longperiod of drought in the area. Mandatory evacuations wereordered as firefighters feared strong winds could spread theflames further. . .