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    Wildfire Forces Evacuations in Northern California

    By By Brian Lada, Meteorologist
    September 01, 2014, 6:49:53 AM EDT

    A rapidly growing wildfire in northern California is threatening hundreds of residences near the town of Weaverville.

    About 150 homes have already were evacuated due to the fast-growing blaze on Monday with an additional 500 residences being threatened, authorities said.

    The wildfire is being refereed to as the Oregon Fire and is burning northwest of the California City of Redding, near the Shasta National Forest.


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