Wildfires near California town still reeling from bar shooting

10 November, 2018, 02:31 | Author: Rachel Mcdaniel
  • Large fire threatens Ventura County communities 101 Freeway closed hundreds evacuated

Thousands of people are now being evacuated in Ventura County due to the Woolsey fire that's raging in California.

The Butte County Sheriff's Office said Friday that five people were found dead in vehicles burned by the Camp Fire, which devastated the town of Paradise, Calif. on Thursday.

In Southern California, a pair of wildfires forced the evacuation of tens of thousands, including the city of Malibu.

At least five people have died in burnt out cars as wildfires sweep across California.

Cal Fire has used aircraft minimally because high winds diminish their effectiveness in dropping retardant, Pimlott explained during Friday morning's press conference.

Star Wars star Mark Hamill tweeted images of the fire, which he said was "dangerously close" to his home.

In Southern California, the night sky burned orange as the Woolsey Fire in Los Angeles and Ventura counties grew thousands of acres overnight, exploding from 2,000 acres to 7,500 in a matter of hours. She added that her husband, agent David Bugliari, was safe in NY and that her trainer was evacuating her horses. Cal Lutheran says its Thousand Oaks campus is not under evacuation orders but residential students have been put on standby.

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Fire officials have issued evacuation notices for parts of Chico, a town of 93,000 people north of Sacramento.

As another series of wildfires spread rapidly through California, more than 20 million people in the state are under red flag warnings Friday.

Accidents gridlocked routes out of Paradise and residents abandoned their cars and fled on foot carrying children and pets, Reuters quoted local officials as saying. She had been filming aerial shots in her private plane earlier for her Instagram Stories and realized her own home was threatened.

In Hidden Hills, just north of Calabasas, Adrienne Janic gave her home over to firefighters late Thursday to use as a command center. A brush fire that was first reported at 2:00pm on Thursday afternoon, it's quickly grown in size as well. No injuries have been reported. Her deck provided a strong vantage point to monitor the spread of the fire.

Ventura County Fire Department Captain Scott Dettorre warned that as the fire crosses the famous highway 101, "it will make its historic and typical run all the way down Pacific Coast Highway, threatening more homes, more property, more lives", KTLA-TV reports.

About 1:30 a.m., all residents south of the Ventura Freeway between Westlake Boulevard on the west, Mulholland Highway to the south and Las Virgenes Road to the east were told to leave the area immediately, according to Malibu Search and Rescue.

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