California: Two cities of California- Ventura County and Santa Paula, which have a combined population of 140,000 were engulfed by wildfires. More than 27000 people have been evacuated so far.
The fire fighters warned that fire was moving too fast for them to contain and said that nearly 150 buildings were destroyed and many more runs would be found once the flames subside.
Not the typical morning commute… pic.twitter.com/kJIOQeqsIK
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Jerry Brown, the State governor said that “This fire is very dangerous and spreading rapidly, but we’ll continue to attack it with all we’ve got”
He added that “It’s critical residents stay ready and evacuate immediately if told to do so.”
While there were reports that someone had died in a car crash while escaping the fires, the authorities had dismissed such reports.
According to the sources, two people had been critically injured in a small fire in San Bernardino County and one firefighter was reported hurt.
There are nearly 1000 firefighters working to subside the flames.
The authorities reported that fire had spread across 50,000 acres, equal to the size of Manchester. Houses have been evacuated and schools closed down.