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23ABC News at 6 AM | Top Stories
23ABC News at 6 AM | Top Stories
Here are the top stories on Monday, October 28, 2019 from 23ABC News at 6 AM.

A DEADLY SHOOTING OUT OFWASCO...THE LATEST ON THE INVESTIGATIONUNDERWAYAND GOVERNOR GAVIN NEWSOMDECLARING A STATE OFEMERGENCY IN THE MIDST OF THEDEVASTATING WILDFIRES.DETAILS ON HIS PROCLAMATIONAND THOSE WILDFIRES BURNING ONBOTH ENDS OF THESTATE..MORE ON THE CONTAINMENT EFFORTSTAKING PLACE THISMORNING.GOOD MORNING... AND THANKS FORTUNING IN FOR 23ABC NEWS ATSIX A-M..

I'M MIKE HART.AND I'M DANIELLE KERNKAMP.GOOD MORNING, A STRONG BUT DRYWEATHER SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TOMOVE ACROSS CALIFORNIA, THE MAINTHING RIGHT NOW THAT WE'RETRACKING ARE THE STRONG WINDSAND LOW HUMIDITY LEVELS,THE RED FLAG WARNING IS STILL INEFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF THEMOUNTAIN AREAS UNTIL 6 PMTONIGHT.WE'RE TRACKING STRONG NORTHEASTTO EAST WINDS, ANDCOMBINED WITH RAPIDLY DECREASINGRELATIVEHUMIDITY VALUES WILL BERESONSIBLE FOR CRITICAL FIREWEATHER CONDITIONS IN OURMOUNTAIN AREAS.AIR QUALITY TODAY IS IN THEMODERATE RANGE.OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOTRECOMMENDED, BECAUSE ANYFIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELYSPREAD RAPIDLYWE'RE FOLLOWING BREAKING NEWSOUT OF WASCO.

KERN COUNTYSHERIFFS ON SCENE OF A DEADLYSHOOTINGFROM EARLY THIS MORNING.WE'LL GO OUT LIVE NOW TO 23ABC'SSCOTT SHEAHEN WITH MORE ON THESCENE...WE'RE FOLLOWING BREAKING NEWSTHIS MORNING OUT OF WASCO..THE KERN COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICEINVESTIGATING ADEADLY SHOOTING NEAR THE AMIGOSMEAT MARKET AT THE CORNER OF ESTREET AND HIGHWAY 46.IT HAPPENED AROUND 2 THISMORNING... DEPUTIESRESPONDING TO A MAN WITH ASINGLE GUNSHOT WOUND.HE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THESCENE.NO ARRESTS WERE MADE AND THEREIS NO SUSPECTINFORMATION AT THIS TIME.WE'LL CONTINUE TO UPDATE YOU ASWE GET MORE INFORMATIONWE'RE NOW TAKING A LIVE LOOK ATA FIRE THAT ERUPTEDEARLY THIS MORNING ALONG THE 405FREEWAY NEAR THE GETTYCENTER.THE LOS ANGELES FIRE DEPARTMENTSAYS WHAT STARTED OUT AS A50 ACRE FIRE HAS NOW GROWN TO400 ACRES.L-A-F-D SAYS THE BLAZE BROKE OUTON A HILLSIDE AROUND 1:30 A.M.CLOSE TO THE SOUTHBOUND SIDE OFTHE FREEWAY ATGETTY CENTER DRIVE.

MANDATORYEVACUATIONS HAVE BEEN ISSUED FORABOUT 33 HUNDRED HOMESIN THE AREA.CREWS SAY AT LEAST TWO HOMESHAVE SUSTAINED FIREDAMAGE.THEY ALSO SAY THE GETTY CENTERIS NOT CURRENTLY BEINGTHREATENED.THE 405 REMAINS OPEN FOR THEMOMENT TO ALLOW EVACUEESTO LEAVE THE AREA.WE WILL KEEP YOU UPDATED ASINFORMATION COMES INTO OURNEWSROOM.THOSE EARLY MORNING EVACUATIONORDERS AREIMPACTING THOUSANDS IN THE AREA--- INCLUDINGLAKERS SUPERSTAR LEBRON JAMES.JAMES POSTING ON HIS TWITTERFEED THAT HE AND HIS FAMILY HADTOEVACUATE THIS MORNING.HE THEN POSTED THAT HE AND HISFAMILY FOUND A PLACE TOACCOMODATE THEM --- PLUS HEOFFERED PRAYERS TO ALLTHE OTHER IMPACTED FAMILIES.GOVERNOR GAVIN NEWSOM DECLARED ASTATE OFEMERGENCY ACROSS CALIFORNIA --IN RESPONSE TOHIGH WINDS THAT SPARKED..

ORSPREAD WILDFIRES..PROMPTING MASS EVACUATIONS.THE GOVERNOR'S PROCLAMATIONREADS IN PART: "FIRE WEATHERCONDITIONS ARE UNPRECEDENTED DUETO THE SCALE, SCOPE,WIND SPEED AND DRY FUELCONDITIONS."TWO VEGETATION FIRES BROKE OUTIN THE CITY OF VALLEJO IN THESAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA SUNDAY.MEANWHILE, THE KINCADE FIRE HASBURNED MORE THAN 50-THOUSAND ACRES IN SONOMA COUNTY,PROMPTED THE EVACUATION OFNEARLY 200- THOUSAND PEOPLE --ANDTHREATENED TENS OF THOUSANDS OFBUILDINGS.THE TICK FIRE TO THE SOUTH OF USIS CURRENTLY BURNING OVER46-HUNDRED ACRES AND IS 60PERCENT CONTAINED.WITH THE LATEST ON THE RAGINGINFERNOS ACROSS THE STATE --HERE'S ABC'S KAYLEE HARTUNG.THIS MORNING, FIGHTING THEFIRES ACROSS CALIFORNIA.NATS - KGO-TV "THOSE HOMES AREVERY MUCH IN DANGER RIGHTNOW?"IN SONOMA COUNTY..

THE "KINCADEFIRE" HAS EXPLODED TOAT LEAST 55-THOUSAND ACRES..

ASFLAMES SPREADIN HURRICANE-FORCE WINDS.MORE THAN 180-THOUSAND PEOPLEHAVE BEEN EVACUATED.AND THE FIRE HAS DESTROYED 94BUILDINGS..

INCLUDING THISWINERY..

WHICH OPENED IN 1869.(WINERY IN REEVE WNT PKG)REPORTER CORNELL BARNARD, WITHOUR SANFRANCISCO STATION, GOT A LOOK ATTHE DAMAGE:CORNELL BARNARD"THIS IS COMPLETELY GONE.

THISIS THE FACADE OF THEWINERY..

PRETTY MUCH ALL THAT ISLEFT IS BRICK FACADE.

IT SAYSSODA ROCK IN FRONT OF IT."MANY SANTA ROSA RESIDENTS ANDTHEIR PETS ARE TAKING SHELTERAT THE SONOMA COUNTYFAIRGROUNDS.

DANI FOSTER,WILDFIRE EVACUEE FROM SANTA ROSA"TO THINK OF IT (FIRE) COMINGOVER HEALDSBURG ANDWINDSOR AND INTO SANTA ROSA,THAT'S A LITTLE OVERWHELMINGAND SCARY.

THAT IT COULD BE THATBIG.

YOU DON'T WANT IT TO BETHAT BIG."OFFICIALS SAYS THEIR BIGGESTCONCERN IS THE KINCADE FIREJUMPING THE 101 FREEWAY..IGNITING AN AREA THAT HASN'TBURNED IN NEARLY 80 YEARS.STEVE VOLNER, FIRE INCIDENTMANAGEMENT TEAM 6"IF ANYTHING DOES HAPPEN STARTON THE OPPOSITE OF 101,THE WEST SIDE, THAT AREA HASN'TSEEN ANY FIRE HISTORY SINCETHE 1940S.

SO THE FUELS IN THATAREA ARE EXTREMELYDENSE, THEY'RE EXTREMELY OLD ANDDECADENT, AND THEY'REEXTREMELY DRY."AND NOW THE STATE'S POWERCOMPANIES ARE WARNING OF ATHIRD ROUND OF PREVENTATIVEBLACKOUTS SAYING HALF AMILLION CUSTOMERS COULD LOSEPOWER THISWEEK TO PREVENT MORE FIRES FROMSPARKING.AS THOSE FIRES CONTINUE TOSCORCH THE STATE -- PACIFICGAS AND ELECTRIC COMPANYOFFICIALS AREEXPECTED TO ISSUE AN "ALL CLEAR"FOR SAFETYINSPECTIONS AND RESTORATION WORKFOR THE POWER SAFETYSHUTOFFS IN SOME AREAS -- BUTTHAT MAY NOT LAST VERY LONG...ACCORDING TO THE SOCAL EDISONWEBSITE -- THIS MORNINGOVER 20-THOUSAND KERN COUNTYCUSTOMERS AREUNDER THREAT OF LOSING POWER DUETO POWER SAFETYSHUTOFFS.THOSE CUSTOMERS INCLUDERESIDENTS OUT INTEHACHAPI, AND UNICORPORATEDAREAS KERN COUNTY LIKEBEAR VALLEY SPRINGS, KERNVILLE,AND TEJON RANCH --AMONG A DOZEN OTHER LOCATIONS.RIGHT NOW THERE IS NOW ESTIMATEDTIME OF WHEN THESECUSTOMERS COULD LOSE POWER -- IFS-C-E MOVES FORWARDWITH THE SHUTOFFS.ACCORDING TO KERN COUNTY PG&EOFFICIALS, POWER SHUTOFFSWERE EXPECTED TO BEGIN LOCALLYAROUND 9 P.M.

LAST NIGHT,SO FAR THERE HAVE NOT BEEN ANYSHUTOFFS REPORTED TO THEPG&E WEBSITE BUT WE WILLCONTINUE TO MONITOR ITTHROUGHOUT THE MORNING.THE KERN SHUTOFFS ARE EXPECTEDTO IMPACT 636CUSTOMERS ACCORDING TO PG&E.STATEWIDE THESE SHUTOFFS AREEXPECTED TO IMPACT OVER500-THOUSAND CUSTOMERS ACROSSTHE SPAN OF 35 COUNTIES.PG&E EXPECTS AN ALL CLEAR TODAYBUT SAYS FORCAST OFMORE DRY, WINDY WEATHER COULDMEAN MORE SHUTOFFS THISWEEK.CALIFORNIA CONGRESSWOMA N KATIEHILL IS STEPPING DOWNAFTER ALLEGATIONS OFINAPPROPRIATE SEXUALRELATIONSHIPS WITH STAFFERS..WRITING IN A STATEMENT FS"THIS IS THE HARDEST THING IHAVE EVER HAD TO DO, BUT IBELIEVE IT IS THE BEST THING FORMY CONSTITUENTS,MY COMMUNITY, AND OUR COUNTRY."HILL - WHO IS THE FIRST OPENLYBI- SEXUAL MEMBER OF CONGRESS -ADMITS TO HAVING A CONSENSUALRELATIONSHIP WITH A MEMBEROF HER CAMPAIGN STAFF.

BUT THEHOUSE ETHICS COMMITTEE ISINVESTIGATING WHETHER HILL HAD ASEXUAL RELATIONSHIP WITH AMEMBEROF HER CONGRESSIONAL STAFF -WHICH WOULD BE AVIOLATION OF HOUSE RULES.THE AVERAGE PRICE OF GAS IN THEU-S IN DROPPING -- BUTHERE IN BAKERSFIELD, THERE'SSOME BAD NEWS FORDRIVERS THIS MORNING..ACCORDING TO GAS BUDDY DOT COM,LOCAL GAS PRICES ARE ONTHE RISE.THE AVERAGE PRICE OF GAS IN THEU-S HAS DROPPED ABOUT 4CENTS PER GALLON IN THE PAST TWOWEEKS TO AND AVERAGEPRICE OF 2 DOLLARS AND 68 CENTS.BUT HERE AT HOME, THE LATESTAVERAGE PRICE OF GAS INBAKERSFIELD IS A LITTLE MORETHAT 4 DOLLARS A GALLON.LOCAL GAS PRICES ARE ALSO UPNEARLY 30 CENTS FROM AMONTH AGO...AND IF YOU'RE HEADING TO FILL UPTHIS MORNING -- GAS BUDDY ISREPORTING THE LOWEST PRICE OFGAS IN BAKERSFIELD IS 3DOLLARS DOLLARS AND 63 CENTS.YOU CAN FIND THAT AT EITHER THE'VARSITY' STATION AT 20-23BAKER STREET -- OR THE 'ON THEGO FOOD STORE' AT 25-01 RIVERBOULEVARD.BUT IF YOU'RE OUT INBUTTONWILLOW YOU'LL FIND ALITTLE CHEAPER PRICE -- THEY'REREPORTING THE LOWEST PRICE OFGAS IS 3 DOLLARS AND 33 CENTS ATTHE 'SINCLAIR' AND 'SHELL'STATIONS ON TRACY AVENUE.AND FOR A MAP OF LOCAL GASPRICES HEAD TO OUR WEBSITETURN TO 23 DOT COM.TODAY WE RECOGNIZE THE HEROICMEN AND WOMEN WHOMAKE IT THEIR BUSINESS TO TAKEIMMEDIATE ACTION WHEN DISASTERSTRIKES.IT'S NATIONAL FIRST RESPONDERSDAY.IN HONOR OF TODAY -- A LOCALRESTURAUNT IS INVITING FIRSTRESPONDERS TO COME OUT AND ENJOYLUNCH ON THEM..WIKI'S WINE AND DIVE GRILL ONMING AVENUE IS OFFERING A FREESACK LUNCH FOR FIRST RESPONDERSTODAY FROM 11A.M.

TO 2 P.M.THE LUNCH INCLUDES A WIKI'SCLASSIC BURGER, CHIPS, COOKIE,FRUIT AND A DRINK.DRIVE THROUGH WILL BE OPEN FORON-DUTY PERSONNEL INTHEIR EMERGENCY VEHICLES.

IFYOU'RE OFF DUTY -- ENJOY LUNCHON THE WIKI'S PATIO.GOOD MORNING, A STRONG BUT DRYWEATHER SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TOMOVE ACROSS CALIFORNIA, THE MAINTHING RIGHT NOW THAT WE'RETRACKING ARE THE STRONG WINDSAND LOW HUMIDITY LEVELS,THE RED FLAG WARNING IS STILL INEFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF THEMOUNTAIN AREAS UNTIL 6 PMTONIGHT.OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOTRECOMMENDED, BECAUSE ANYFIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELYSPREAD RAPIDLYTHE DIEHARD FANS KNOW THAT KEVINHARVICK IS STILL IN THECHASE FOR THE MONSTER ENERGYSERIES CHAMPIONSHIP..BUT IT'S GONNA TAKE A LITTLEWORK...HAPPY IS CURRENTLY 5TH IN THEPOINTS..

WITH ONLY THE TOPFOUR DRIVERS GETTING A SHOT ATTHE TITLE IN MIAMI ONNOVEMBER 16TH..A WILD WEEKEND IN MARTINSVILLE..SOME CONTENDERSWERE DEALT A SERIOUS BLOW..

BUTHARVICK MANAGED TOAVOID THE MAJOR ENTANGLEMENTSAND FINISH 7TH...MARTIN TRUEX JR. WON THE RACE..HE GETS AN AUTOMATIC PASSTO THE CHAMPIONSHIP RACE...TEMPERS WERE HOT..SO..

WHY IS HARVICK STILLLOOKING GOOD..

FIRST OF ALL..THE GOOD OLE BOYS ARE AT THETEXAS MOTORSPEEDWAY NEXT SATURDAY..

WHEREHARVICK HAS FINISHED INTHE TOP FIVE..

FOUR TIMES IN THELAST FIVE YEARS.AND..

THE WEEK AFTER THAT..

THESERIES MOVES TO PHOENIX WHEREHARVICK HAS CUP RECORD NINEVICTORIES!

BEST OF LUCK!COMING UP ON 23ABC NEWS AT FIVE--

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