Giant Plume of Smoke Evident Behind Santa Clarita Homes Threatened By Wildfire

The North Fire threatened homes in Santa Clarita, California, before fire crews made progress containing the wildfire on April 29, local media reported.

Video shared by Instagram user @jay_dub_a shows large plumes of smoke rising from a hillside behind a number of properties in the Valencia suburb of Santa Clarita.

The Los Angeles County Fire Department said they managed to increase containment of the North Fire to 50 percent by the evening of April 29.

All evacuation orders had been lifted after the fire had briefly forced hundreds of people to flee their homes, CBSLA reported. Credit: @jay_dub_a via Storyful