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LA wildfires: Your pictures

Griffith Park fire, photo by Cristina Polyzoides

A wildfire has roared across LA's Griffith Park, threatening some of the city's most famous landmarks. Cristina Polyzoides took this photo an hour after the fire broke out.

Copyright PJ Christeleit

PJ Christeleit, a student at Occidental College in LA, sent us this picture. He said many streets and freeways were closed.

Copyright Albert Jarak

Here's a view from one of the freeways - picture sent in by Albert Jarak.

Copyright Albert Jarak

Albert later took this photo further along the freeway.

Copyright Kenneth Mok

Kenneth Mok was in a parking lot in Burbank when he took this picture.

Copyright John Matysiak

This was a view from another freeway. Picture by John Matsysiak.

Copyright John Matysiak

John then managed to get a closer look at the fire-fighting efforts.

Copyright Rebecca Calamar

This is the view from outside Rebecca Calamar's house. In the foreground is the Griffith Observatory, popular with tourists.

Copyright Rebecca Calamar

The fire near Rebecca's home continues to rage into the night.

Copyright Vanessa Gill

Another view of the fire at night - picture taken by Vanessa Gill

Copyright Peter Shackle

Peter Shackle took this picture from the nearby hilltop of Palos Verdes.






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