Firefighters Contain Six-Alarm Fire in Pacifica (CA)

Firefighters in Pacifica faced a fire that spread quickly in tinder dry brush, threatening homes and forcing evacuations — an unusual situation for January, reports

Firefighters began knocking on your doors after 5 a.m. trying to get residents up and out of their houses. It was burning in a steep brushy area that is lined on both sides with homes. 

Firefighters say they were worried about what the fire would do, so they put a voluntary evacuation in place for 80 to 90 homes in the Rockaway Beach area. The community center opened up to give evacuees a place to go, but some stayed behind to watch and try to help.

The kept flaring up because of 10-15 mile per hour winds. 

The fire is still under investigation, but it was wind driven, pushing it downhill.

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