Posted December 14, 2017 1:00 pm by Comments

By Tom Knighton

The fires raging around Los Angeles has turned the terrain around the City of Angels into a virtual hellscape. A lot of people have lost homes and all their possessions and a lot of businesses have been destroyed. Among those are a handful of places important to the Second Amendment community.

In particular, LA-area gun ranges.

Most of the range facilities at the Angeles Shooting Ranges in Little Tujunga Canyon, including the Moore N’ Moore Sporting Clays range, where nearly all structures burned to the ground this past week by the Creek Fire, still burning in the Angeles National Forest and surrounding areas near Sylmar. The blaze has charred over 15,000 acres, and it was about 80 percent contained Saturday morning. The fire destroyed 105 structures and residences and damaged 70 others, including most of the range facilities.

Combined, the shotgun, rifle, pistol, silhouette, and tactical training ranges are where hundreds of thousands of shooters from across Southern California compete and practice each year. While all of the facility managers say they will be rebuilding, the loss of the ranges – even temporarily – will have a serious impact on recreational shooting in the region.

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Source:: Bearing Arms

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