California Fires Take a Toll on Residents

Wednesday, September 02, 2009

Wildfires continue to blaze in Southern California. According to The Los Angeles Times, what's now being called "the Station fire" is now 22% contained after scorching over 127,000 acres.  Parts of Los Angeles, the Mt. Wilson Observatory and the communications station there are still threatened, however. Hundreds of homes have been lost and thousands of people have been forced to leave their homes.

How are residents handling the stress of evacuation? We check in with Sylvia Avanessian, a recent graduate of UCLA. She and her family were evacuated from their home in La Canada, California last Friday.


Sylvia Avanessian


Noel King

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