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California Wildfires claims 6 lives: updates, maps, evacuations

Three dangerous fires are raging in California. Camp Fire, in northern California, started Thursday morning and quickly charred all of…

Three dangerous fires are raging in California.

Camp Fire, in northern California, started Thursday morning and quickly charred all of Paradise, home to 27,000. The flames grew so fast – a pace of 80 football plans per minute – four people were killed in their cars, told Butte County sheriff Korey Honea Associated Press. A deceased found himself near a vehicle.

According to the Sheriff, the department has received 35 misspirit reports. So far, at least nine people have died as a result of Camp Fire. In addition to those found in or near a vehicle, a person was found in a home.

from 6:00 p.m. NPT, fire officer said the flame had burned 90,000 hectares in just over 24 hours and was 5%.

More than 6 700 structures were destroyed. It is now considered to be the most destructive fire in California’s history as regards the number of destroyed structures.

In the south, on the outskirts of Los Angeles, two smaller fires started Thursday and are now creating chaos for drivers and forcing homeowners to fly. Woolsey and Hill Fire burn through parts of Ventura and LA County. The flames have threatened the home of celebrities like Kim Kardashian and closed off 1

01 of the highway.

Inside the LA-city limits another smaller fire broke out Friday morning at Griffith Park near the zoo. The firemen encrypt to reach the area by helicopter, as it is not available by truck.

Firefighters in Southern California say the flames have burned at least 150 homes. They say that the number is likely to increase.

Already this year, 7 578 fires have burned across California, driven by hot, dry conditions and aggressive winds.

Camp Fire claims at least 9 lives

Camp Fire began at 6:30 on Thursday. So far, more than 6 700 structures have been burned and thousands more threatened.

According to the Butte County Sheriff Office, five of the people whose deaths have been confirmed were found near Edgewood Lane in Paradise, California, in or near “Vehicles Survived by Camp Fire.” The Sheriff’s office could not yet identify these victims because of their burns. Other residents ran from the fire, Sacramento Bee reported.

A sign is published at the Paradise Skilled Nursing Center because it is consumed by flames from Camp Fire on Thursday in paradise. Justin Sullivan / Getty Images ]

California Executive Gov. Gavin Newsom declared an emergency in Butte County because of Camp Fire Thursday and sent a letter to President Donald Trump and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Federal Assistance.

Smoke from that fire covers wide shores of northern California in a gray blot. On Friday morning, people in San Francisco woke up to the smell of smoke and poor air quality, and some donned masks to protect their lungs.

Federal air monitors have suggested that older adults, children, teens and people with heart and lung conditions should limit their time due to the high number of dangerous small pollutants in the air. The air in San Francisco at the moment is as bad as Beijing, CBS reported. [19659000]

San Francisco clouds were cheeky on Friday morning. Hill and Woolsey Fire are growing in Ventura and LA Counties

So far, Hill Fire has burned at least 6000 acres in Ventura County and mandatory evacuation orders are on place for people at Point Mugu Naval Base and California State University Channel Islands, among other areas.

Woolsey Fire (the one who forced Kim and Kourtney Kardashian out of his home) has charmed 35,000 hectares, reported the AP on Friday night and the LA County Fire Department said that the fan was still 0% ] the clock 5:45 pm PT on Friday. Mandatory evacuations have been ordered in areas such as Malibu, Topanga and Thousand Oaks (the same city where a massacre killed 12 people on Wednesday), the LA Times reported.

A helicopter releases water while a firepowder burns a home near the Malibu Lake. AP Photo / Ringo H.W. Chiu

“Overcoming Threats! Malibu Lakes Residents Must Leave The Area Immediately” wrote the LA County Fire Department on Twitter Friday morning.

Shortly after 12 o’clock on Friday, Malibu City said on its website that “the fire is now out of control and goes into populated areas of Malibu. All residents must evacuate immediately.” LA County Sheriff s deputies knocked on the doors there and told everyone in the starred beach town to come out.

You can view the entire evacuation order on the Ventura County Emergency Information site and the LA County Woolsey Fire site.

The Woolsey Fire burns a home near Malibu Lake. AP Photo / Ringo H.W. Chiu

So far there are no reported injuries or deaths from any of the southern California fires. But as a result of the blazesna, 250,000 people in Ventura and LA County had evacuated from Friday night, the Times said.

On Friday night, about 75% of Ventura County City, Thousand Oaks, had been abandoned, Fire Officers said in the Associated Press.

Firemen struggle to keep flames from charring people’s homes, but as LA Firefight Eric Scott pointed out Twitter some houses are better protected than others, as green vegetation can help keep flames back.

On Friday morning, less than 24 hours after the two fires broke out, Gov declared. Newsom an emergency in Los Angeles and Ventura County.

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Woolsey Fire on November 9 in Porter Ranch. Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images

The fires have forced 101 highway to shut down in a few different areas. In Ventura County, a nine mile south stretch from Wendy Drive to Lewis Road where Hill Fire was raining was closed. In LA County, part of the motorway from the Mulholland Drive / Valley Circle Boulevard exit to Reyes Adobe Road was closed for traffic both roads after flames from Woolsey Fire jumped over the highway.

Many of the public schools in Ventura County were closed Friday, such as Pepperdine University, Moorpark Community College, California State University Channel Islands and Cal Lutheran University.

A firepowder burns boats on Malibu Lake. AP Photo / Ringo H.W. Chiu

Wildfire “season” in California used to run from the late summer season, because the autumn’s Santa Ana winds help blow flames around. But when the planet warms up, unseasonably high temperatures and drying conditions become more common. So the firemen in the state are bending for the idea that fires are no longer limited to any season.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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