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La Tuna Fire captured in new time-lapse video

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The brushfire is the largest in LA history

La Tuna Fire, Burbank, CA.

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The La Tuna Fire, burning through the Verdugo Mountains since Friday, could continue to rage for the next few days, according to KTLA.

On Saturday, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti reported it was the largest brushfire in city history.

As of Sunday morning, the fire had burned through 5,895 acres, with the coalition of firefighters battling the blaze reporting that it had been about 10 percent contained. Three homes have been destroyed by the flames, and another has been damaged.

The fire has engulfed hillsides in Glendale, Burbank, and Sun Valley, where mandatory evacuations have been ordered in several areas. Meanwhile, parts of the 210 freeway have been closed to traffic.

As the flames continue to spread, the area looks increasingly apocalyptic, with a wall of smoke and ash rising above the mountains.

A new time-lapse video from photographer Emeric Le Bars gives a sense of the fire’s scope—as well as its alarming proximity to heavily populated areas. (On Saturday, the South Coast Air Quality Management District issued a smoke advisory for the East San Fernando Valley, as well as parts of the San Gabriel Valley.)

The video shows the fire burning over the weekend, with the buildings of Universal City in the foreground.

More footage of the La Tuna Canyon wildfire. This is the biggest fire in Los Angeles history. #LaTunaFire Lost Within - A Himitsu

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The following images posted to social media further illustrate both the scale of the blaze and the efforts of local firefighters to control the burning. A total of 1,061 firefighters and nine helicopters have been deployed to combat the fire.

Helicopter circling the fire

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#waterdrop at Sunland and Wheatland Saturday afternoon as #lafd fought to save homes #latunafire

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