Evacuation orders were issued for several areas around Silverado in Orange County, California, on December 2 and 3 as a fire grew rapidly to 1,500 acres, the Orange County Fire Authority said.
More than 240 firefighters were dispatched by the early hours of December 3.
The blaze was dubbed the Bond Fire, and began with a house fire, local news said. The Los Angeles Times said properties were under threat. Credit: OCFA via Storyful