Station Fire Continues to Burn in SoCal

September 8, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
The Station Fire in Southern California continues to be a stubborn fight for firefighters. It's now more than half contained and while there is no longer any immediate threat to any homes, the fire continues to burn deeply into the forest.Monday firefighters had to put out several flare-ups and as a result, much of the Angeles National Forest is now closed.

"We just want to keep people out of that area, keep them safe. We have trees that are standing there that might be dead that could fall over, rock fallout that could roll down on top of people," said Nathan Judy with the U.S. Forest Service.

There is concern that all the charred land from the fire could lead animals down the hills to nearby suburbs to look for food. The forest service is advising all residents in the fire area to be on the lookout and call the authorities immediately if they see wild animals.

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