A plane crash in California yesterday afternoon caused a forest fire, leaving at least 100 homes evacuated.
The case of forest fires caused by aircraft accidents.
A house on the ground were destroyed after one aircraft engine Cessna 210 crashed on a residential area located in a remote mountainous area near the town of Tehachapi, Southern California city of Bakersfield pm on 4 / 9, according to a spokesman for the Kern County fire department Cary Wright.
Authorities do not know how many people aboard, but one who is determined to have died.
"The terrain is very rugged area. The wind was very strong. All the dry shrubs are a major source of fuel, "Mr. Wright said.
The fire had covered an area of 1400 between the dry weather conditions, hot and windy. About 600 firefighters, backed by 11 vehicles spraying water at the scene trying to control the fire.
Fire crews were attacking the fire from above, using continuous water spray aircraft.
Officials have asked residents living about 100 homes near the scene of the fire evacuation. An evacuation center was set up at a nearby middle school.