CNN affiliate KABC-TV. No injuries have been reported.
Evacuation centers have been set up at local hotels and at Beaumont High School, fire department spokesman Rob Roseen told CNN.
All evacuation centers will enforce Covid-19 protocols such as temperature screenings upon entry, masks and social distancing, Roseen said.
fire has burned about 12,000 acres and is 0% contained, according to the fire department. The cause of the blaze remains under investigation.
the National Weather Service.