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I See Your Hair Is Burnin' (Hills Are Filled With Fire)
Good Morning Gentle Readers,
Pushed by mild yet persistent devil winds, temps edged into triple digits here at the Casa this afternoon. Low humidity and high temps do not bode well for the firefighters on the front lines in the mountains above Los Angeles, some of whom have lost their own homes.
The fire is 62% contained, which in English means that almost two thirds of the fire has been surrounded and cut off from spreading further. The dark side of that is that it is burning into wildlands that are relatively inaccesible. The wild card is the hope that the winds might blow the fire back on itself.
plume of smoke from the fire in the Angeles National Forest pushed out to sea by the Santa Ana winds