At least 9 dead in wildfire that destroyed Paradise, California - Pop. 26000

Marsha Scott
November 14, 2018

The two dead were severely burned, their bodies discovered in a auto on a long residential driveway on a stretch of Mulholland Highway in Malibu, where most of the surrounding structures had burned.

Calmer winds were in the forecast as the fire continued to burn toward the ocean, but gusts could still blow flames into homes, Cal Fire spokesman Lucas Spelman told KTLA. Most of the surrounding structures were leveled.

The Camp Fire has destroyed 6,453 homes and 260 commercial buildings in the area around Paradise, making it the most destructive to buildings in state history, surpassing the Tubbs Fire, which destroyed 5,636 structures in Napa and Sonoma counties past year.

Families raced to escape the blaze as it consumed much of the town.

But with the winds returning, it's likely more homes would be lost, Osby warned. Officials said earlier that 150 houses had been destroyed and the number would rise. Malibu, home to Hollywood stars, was also ordered to evacuate. The Los Angeles County Fire Department tweeted a list of evacuation centers for those leaving their homes; they include the Borchard Community Center, Rancho Santa Susana Rec Center, Camarillo Community Center, 1000 Oaks Teen Center, Goebel Community Center, Taft High School and Pierce College.

"Half-gone" the "300" actor grumbled in his Scottish accent in a video that shows embers, ashes and what's left of his home. "It wouldn't surprise me" if it turns out that winds caused equipment failure that sparked a fire, he said.

The fire erupted Thursday near the northwest corner of the city of Los Angeles as the region's notorious Santa Ana winds gusted, triggering overnight evacuations of an estimated 75,000 homes in western Los Angeles County and eastern Ventura County. "We're anxious sick. They do have a auto, but they both are older and can be confused at times". She expressed gratitude to firefighters "putting their lives on the line for all of us" and sympathy for others affected by the fire. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. Trump says "billions of dollars are given each year, with so many lives lost, all because of gross mismanagement of the forests". At one point, it grew by a average of more than one football field every three seconds.

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All 52 horses survived, after a wild scramble to save them. late summer of this year, forest fires have again covered Europe.

Three were still in their pens when the adjacent barn caught fire, and Tricia Fultz just had to open the pens, burning her hands and hoping for the best. Firefighters are trying to battle two separate fires from raging through upscale homes and neighborhoods. "They had us in like a caravan", Napoli said. "There was so much burning and so much black".

College campuses were also closing due to the Woosley Fire.

"It's survival mode", Watkins said Saturday after making it home the day before.

"I think there are lots and lots of people who think of Malibu as just being a celebrity second-home culture", Bowen said at the Culver City event, "but there are people who is this is their first, last and only homes are there and going all up and down those canyons and they're not necessarily, "who cares they're rich and glamorous they can afford to lose a home".

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