Firefighters have managed to control the California wildfire that destroyed over 1,000 acres. Fire crews also lifted the evacuation order and reopened the scenic 101 highway along the Southern California coast.
Fire crews managed to contain the spread of a wind-whipped wildfire along the Southern California coast. The coastal highway, too, was reopened after firefighters made significant progress. Authorities confirmed that the blaze was started by a downed power line. Both the sides of the scenic 101 highway were closed overnight from State Route 33 to State Route 150. However, working through the night, firefighters managed to control 60 percent of the inferno and reopened the highway by 2:05 p.m. Fire Department Capt. Mike Lindbery tweeted, confirming the news.