29 horses burn to death at ranch destroyed by Creek Fire

29 horses burn to death at ranch destroyed by Creek Fire

The Creek Fire was reported as a 1,000-acre brush fire at 3:42 a.m. on Tuesday near Gold Creek and Little Tujunga by the Angeles National Forest.

The fire had burned 7,000 acres and was 5% contained Wednesday morning, Medina said.

Padilla's family owns more than 60 horses and said they will count how many of their equines survived the fire as soon as they are given the opportunity to do so. She and her family were given just enough time to gather some necessities but not their horses, Padilla said.

At least 30 structures have been destroyed - including 20 in the Kagel Canyon area and 10 in the city of Los Angeles - and another 2,500 remained under threat Thursday, fire officials said. The family was calling horse owners with the unfortunate news Wednesday. A full list of closed schools was available at lausd.net.

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Los Angeles Fire Fighters are fighting a fire that erupted Tuesday morning due to Santa Ana winds and has already burned 2,500 acres in Sylmar County. The LAPD was placed on a citywide tactical alert, which allows commanders maximum flexibility in deploying resources. And an area south of the Foothill Freeway was ordered evacuated in Shadow Hills between Sunland Boulevard to the south, Wentworth Street to the north and Tuxford Street to the west, officials said. The eastbound 210 Freeway exits at Osborne Avenue, Wheatland Avenue, Sunland Boulevard, and La Tuna Canyon Road are also closed. The fire briefly shut down access to the 5 Freeway from Highway 126 and triggered mandatory evacuations.

Evacuation centers were opened at the Sylmar Recreation Center at 13109 Borden Ave. and at the Branford Recreation Center at 13306 Branford St.in Arleta. The fire also forced a mass evacuation of large animals, primarily horses but also others such as alpacas.

Large animals were ordered to evacuate at Hansen Dam Equestrian Center, Pierce College and the Los Angeles Equestrian Center.

"Injured horses at our sheltering sites are improving and veterinarian care has been provided and will continue throughout this event", officials said.

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