Check Out Latest Update On California Wildfire!

In just two days, around 6,700 structure has already been destroyed by the wildfire in California. This damage is now considered as the most destructive blaze into the state history regarding of construction loss.

This massive wildfire has affected 250,000 people of Northern California town, and there has been the latest report that at least 9 people died because of the wildfire in Paradise. Around 80% to 90% of homes in one town is wiped out by the disaster and we cannot imagine how devastating it is for the residents especially the ones who had a family who died. Firefighters are facing three major fires that also made people forced to evacuate out of their homes. As of now, 35 people are reported missing according to Kory Honea, the Butte County sheriff.

Mayor Jody Jones of Paradise who is still in shock says that there is not much left in their town anymore. Only a few houses are still standing estimating to 10% to 20% of homes left.

While in southern California, two major fires are being put out which is just 12 miles away from the bar where a shooting incident happened that killed 12 people in Thousand Oaks. A forced evacuation was made in the town of Malibu, which is also home to some of the Hollywood stars.

Wildfire made a great widespread and caused worse disaster than expected because of the high winds, and incite by low humidity and dry vegetation. As of now, the updated reports of numbers by CBS News  for the 3 major fire are as follows:

The Camp Fire

  • Location: Butte County
  • 90,000 acres burned
  • 5 percent contained
  • 35 people reported missing
  • 9 fatalities confirmed
  • 1,385 people in shelters
  • 52,000 have been evacuated

Woolsey Fire

  • Location: Ventura County
  • 200,000 residents under mandatory evacuation
  • 35,000 acres burned
  • Zero percent contained

Hill Fire

  • Location: Ventura County
  • About 4,500 acres burned
  • 15 percent contained
  • Firefighters are making good progress, fire chief remains optimistic

With all the happening around North and southern California, the road was filled with trees, and some are still burning and electric wires. This kind of catastrophe is unexpected to happen which is why most of the people are not aware and do not know how to face and prepare in this kind of situation. All we can do now is pray for the people who lost a lot especially lives because of this extensive damage that caused them.




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