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Gusty Winds Fuel Blue Ridge Fire Near Chino Hills, California

Winds up to 50 mph pushed the Blue Ridge Fire into Chino Hills, California, on Tuesday, October 27, local media reported.

The fire started in Corona on October 26 and burned more than 14,000 acres and was 16 percent contained as of October 28, according to Cal Fire.

Several thousand homes were under mandatory evacuation orders in Chino Hills and surrounding areas on Wednesday, according to local media reports.

Footage posted by Albert Meza from October 27 shows the fire burning near a residential area.

“Been 30 years since the last time these hills burned … shoutout to the firefighters and the sheriff who helped evacuate my mom and my 90-year-old grandpa,” Meza wrote. Credit: Albert Meza via Storyful