An evacuation order was put in place for residents around Snow Creek village near Palm Springs, California, on Thursday evening, September 18, after a wildfire, dubbed the Snow Fire, sparked to life.
According to Riverside County Fire Department, the fires had burned 1,200 acres and was 0 percent contained by 11 pm on Thursday evening. The fire was first reported at 2:38 pm that afternoon, according to the department.
Devastating wildfires have been sweeping across the West Coast in recent weeks, burning millions of acres and forcing thousands of people to evacuate. Credit: Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department via Storyful