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Tankers Brought In To Fight Sierra Fire

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By Paul Johnson

El Cajon, California (CNN) - Water-dropping helicopters and air tankers packed with fire retardant are helping crews fight the sierra fire.
The fire burning in Cajon pass west of Los Angeles ignited Tuesday afternoon.
It’s charred about 200 acres and threatened dozens of mobile homes.
At least one community has been ordered to evacuate.
It's not clear when residents will be allowed home.
At least one evacuation center is open, along with a shelter for small pets.


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