4th LD Writethru: Grappling with wildfires, Los Angeles authorities warn of challenging 24 hours ahead
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) -- The Los Angeles City Emergency Management Department sent a wildfire emergency text message to mobile phone users in the region Wednesday night, asking them to stay alert so that they could evacuate if necessary.
"Strong winds overnight creating extreme fire danger. Stay alert. Listen to authorities," the text message said.
"It's critically important for people that live in wildland areas that you sleep with one eye open tonight," Los Angeles county fire chief Dar ...