The Station Fire remains active at 98% containment. According to InciWeb, the current damage created by the Station Fire is 160,577 acres, making it the largest wildfire in Los Angeles County history, and the 10th largest wildfire in California history.
Four weeks following the explosion of the Station Fire though Big Tujunga Canyon, the L.A. Times and other news services are picking up the story of how the early stages of the fire were handled. What they are finding is that officials universally underestimated the fire’s potential.
For details, follow the links below. What consequences may or may not fall out as a result of this reporting remains to be seen.