Mounting Damage From Southern California Storm
Fire is a real problem, especially if it rains right after wards. Read about the mounting fire damage in California.
December 15, 2008 (by Otto Smyth)
According to reports the powerful storm that struck the area is responsible for vehicle accidents in which two people have died.
A roof collapse at the Anaheim adult occupational school is being blamed on the storms, which forced the evacuation of 250 adult students and teachers. According to the police spokesman Sgt. Rick Martinez there were at least seven people injured and transported to the hospital after the roof collapse at the North Orange County Regional Occupational Program. After the roof collapse teachers moved the students to a warehouse across the street where they could take count of the students to ensure everyone was accounted for.
The weather is also the reason why many of the residents in the suburb to leave their homes in Yorba Linda the former wildfire area after the order to evacuate in case of mudslides.
The California Highway Patrol has stated one of their officers age 29 who was directing traffic around the scene of an accident in the Hacienda Heights area east of Los Angeles was struck and killed.
According to police an armored vehicle rolled down and embankment in the San Diego area fatally injuring at least one person.