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Fire rages in California
CALIFORNIA (NEWSCHANNEL 3) Theres new fear Friday morning that a raging wildfire will continue to grow and could change direction.
So far six people, including five firefighters, have been hurt as the wildfire continues to rip through a southern California mountain range.
The fire near Banning has destroyed 26 homes and one commercial building and has damaged two other structures.
Evacuation orders have been issued in five towns forcing 1,800 residents and campers from the area.
Officials say they have 20-percent containment, but the fire is growing and winds are threatening to shift the fire to new and drier grounds.
So far nearly 22 square miles has been charred.