$700,000 sought for roads destroyed by LA wildfire

Roads and trails destroyed by the largest wildfire in Los Angeles County history could get a $700,000 makeover.

Congressman Adam Schiff say he's secured the trail money in an appropriations bill but it still requires approval from both houses and the president.

The money would help repair about 300 miles of roads and 225 miles of trails in the Angeles National Forest. They were damaged in last year's Station wildfire, which roared through more than 250 square miles of foothills north of downtown Los Angeles, killing two firefighters and destroying 89 homes.

Erosion and landslides further damaged the roads.

Information from: Los Angeles Times

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