United States  

Celebrating 10 Years of Trusted News Discovery
One News Page
> >

Crews battle massive California wildfires

Video Credit: Reuters Studio - Duration: 02:06s - Published < > Embed
Crews battle massive California wildfires

Crews battle massive California wildfires

Two monster wildfires burned out of control on Saturday in northern and southern California, killing at least 11 people and forcing hundreds of thousands to flee their homes.

Havovi Cooper reports.

0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

Crews battle massive California wildfires

The death toll from 2 massive wildfires raging in California - rising to 11 on Saturday.

The Woolsey wildfire in Southern California doubling in size, spreading over 70,000 acres, killing 2 people and damaging thousands of homes and businesses in its path.

SOUNDBITE LA SHERIFF'S DEPT CHIEF JOHN BENEDICT saying: "We ask people to not go back into those areas, because quite frankly it's not safe." Bumper-to-bumper traffic piled up along California's Pacific Coast Highway as nearly 250,000 people scrambled to evacuate... The blaze hitting upscale beach communities like Malibu.

NATSOUND UNIDENTIFIED: "Memories, gone.

I mean, it was all in perfect condition two and a half hours ago when I was standing there." A Paramount movie set in Southern California -reduced to ashes.

Hundreds of movies and TV shows were shot there, most recently HBO's westworld.

Meanwhile, a deadly wildfire is also raging in Northern California- The Camp Fire--has killed at least 9 people in and around the town of Paradise and burned down nearly 7000 homes and businesses..

According to state fire officials... making it the most destructive blaze in California history.

SOUNDBITE: Annie Vanderlinden, Evacuee saying: "This looks totally out of control, I've never seen anything like it." SOUNDBITE: Charles Messer, Evacuee saying: "It's moving it's way in, that's why we left." Many evacuees ending up at shelters like this one in Chico California-- that's filling up fast.

SOUNDBITE: David Fitzsimmons, Lost Home in Paradise saying: "Our house is burned to the ground." SOUNDBITE: Bruce Gibson, Lost Home in Paradise saying: "Oh yeah, lost our home and our business in a matter of seconds.

Have nothing, just some credit cards.

" Trump early on Saturday tweeting that "gross mismanagement of forests" was to blame for the two unchecked wildfires, adding "Remedy now, or no more Fed payments!," Those words providing little comfort to those impacted by the fires, some who lost everything and will need to start from scratch.




You Might Like


Recent related videos from verified sources

PG&E Has Rating Cut To Junk [Video]PG&E Has Rating Cut To Junk 01:02

(Reuters) - S&P Global Ratings on Monday stripped California power utility PG&E Corp of its investment-grade credit rating and kept it under review for a further downgrade, citing political and..

Credit: Wochit - Published

Utility could face charges in California wildfires [Video]Utility could face charges in California wildfires 02:31

Pacific Gas and Electric could face criminal charges over the devastating β€œCamp Fire” in California. The massive fire killed at least 86 people. Jamie Yuccas reports.

Credit: CBS News - Published

Returning to Paradise after the blaze [Video]Returning to Paradise after the blaze 01:02

Thousands of Paradise residents who fled a massive blaze in November were allowed to return to some neighborhoods in the Northern California city. It was nearly obliterated by what became one of the..

Credit: Reuters Studio - Published

Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2019 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
About us  |  Contact us  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  Contact us  |  DMCA / Content Removal  |  Privacy & Data Protection Policy
How are we doing? Send us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter  •  FOLLOW us on Pinterest