It has scorched over 1,320 acres since it was reported Friday and has remained 0%, Los Angeles County firefighters said on Sunday.
“Gather valuables, medicines, etc. and put them in your vehicle so you can be ready if evacuation is requested,” the department said.
This area hasn’t been burned down for decades.
About 300 firefighters battled the blaze over the weekend to keep the blaze out of the area that had not been burning for more than 50 years, Ortiz said.
“There was a dense and thick material there, oil plants that had dried up because of the drought,” Ortiz said Sunday. “That’s our objective today, to try not to keep it, and protect the communities and neighborhoods west of this fire, because that’s the closest thing.”
Those drought conditions, coupled with strong gusts in areas expected to see in the coming days, could pose the greatest challenges in extinguishing fires.
The second person was questioned on the shooting.
Earlier, the Los Angeles Fire Department said there was The “questionable start” in the fire
The department’s arson investigators are interviewing suspects who may be involved in the blaze, Capt spokeswoman Erik Scott told CNN.
It was a different person from another person who was briefly detained on Saturday night and later released, Scott said.
CNN’s Paul Vercammen, Hollie Silverman, Andy Rose and Alaa Elassar and Jenn Selva contributed to this report.