Thousands of people have had to flee their homes after a devastating, fast-moving wildfire ripped through California. Residents spoke of being surrounded by a wall of fire as the blaze...
The Thousand Oaks community is still reeling from a mass shooting one day earlier.
Two major fires are burning out of control, destroying buildings and forcing many residents to flee.
A fast-moving wildfire advanced to the outskirts of the Northern California city of Chico early on Friday, forcing thousands to flee after it left the nearby town of Paradise in ruins.
Tens of thousands of people were ordered to flee a fast-moving wildfire that exploded in size Thursday, threatening several Northern California communities and forcing panicked residents to race to help neighbours who had to drive through walls of flames to escape.
PARADISE, Calif. — A fast-moving wildfire that ravaged a Northern California town Thursday sent residents racing to escape on roads that turned into tunnels of fire as thick smoke darkened the daytime sky, wiping out what a Cal Fire official said was a couple of thousand structures.
Tens of thousands of people flee a fast-moving wildfire in Northern California, some clutching babies and pets as they abandon vehicles ahead of the flames.
Tens of thousands of people fled a fast-moving wildfire on Thursday in Northern California, some clutching babies and pets as they abandoned vehicles and struck out on foot ahead of the flames that destroyed hundreds of structures. Driven by strong winds and dry conditions, the blaze dubbed the Camp
An official described a devastating scene in which flames engulfed homes and sparked explosions. ‘People started getting out of their vehicles and running’
Evacuations and updates on the Camp Fire in Butte County, California: The wildfire forced evacuations of most of the town of Paradise, has destroyed homes and businesses, as firefighters work to contain the 20,000-acre blaze.