City Of Malibu Under Mandatory Evacuation Order As SoCal Fires Grow Overnight

City Of Malibu Under Mandatory Evacuation Order As SoCal Fires Grow Overnight

City Of Malibu Under Mandatory Evacuation Order As SoCal Fires Grow Overnight

Mass evacuations were ordered in California last night as wildfires spread quickly, fanned by powerful winds.

The Butte county sheriff's office says an evacuation order was issued on Friday for the small communities of Stirling City and Inskip, north of Paradise, where thousands of homes were destroyed. (Chico is about 90 miles north of Sacramento.) 35 mph winds are hampering efforts to contain the blaze, which has already destroyed the town of Paradise, burning more than 1,000 homes and the town hospital.

"We've been pushing this and pushing this", CalFire Capt. Scott McLean said in a phone interview early Friday morning.

The brush fire was first reported around 6:30 AM Thursday morning and burned roughly 18,000 acres by midday Thursday.

Mandatory evacuations are in placed for various parts of Los Angeles County as the fire spreads towards the Santa Monica Mountains. Her Malibu home has been completely burned down as a result of the fires that keep getting stronger.

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Late Thursday, more than 2,200 firefighters were battling the flames and the fire remains uncontained, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire).

"There are quite a few of them we've seen, trying to escape the flames and get out, get to safety, because their home, their habitat, is on fire", she said. She and her husband eventually were able to drive away safely.

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's Calabasas home as well as Caitlyn Jenner's in Malibu have both been hit by the devastating wildfires overtaking Southern California, it has been reported.

Firefighters are also working to contain a northern California fire - dubbed the "Camp Fire" - as it threatens thousands of homes and forced an emergency declaration to be placed in the city of Paradise.

The Woolsey Fire broke out about 2:25 p.m. Thursday in Ventura County west of Chatsworth, pushed by strong Santa Ana winds.

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Early Friday morning, the wildfire jumped the 101 in Ventura County into Agoura Hills, closing a 4-mile stretch of the highway.

Residents took to social media to share their views of the flames almost consuming the hillside in Newbury Park, which borders Thousands Oaks to the west.

Evacuation orders are in effect for Paradise, Magalia, Concow, Butte Creek Canyon and Butte Valley.

Wind gusts of up to 77 miles per hour were reported in Los Angeles County on Friday morning.

Winds calmed in some areas and intensified in others Friday morning, National Weather Service forecasts show.

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