Wildfire in Big Sur, California, Prompts Evacuations

Evacuation orders were issued on January 21, as a wildfire burned in Big Sur, California, local media reported.

The American Red Cross opened a shelter for evacuated residents on Friday night, NBC reported.

The fire, dubbed the Colorado Fire, had spread to 1,500 acres, Cal Fire told local media citing officials.

This footage shows the fire burning from two locations, Big Sur’s Yankee Point and Carmel Valley. Credit: ALERTWildfire via Storyful

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