California Fires Are Barely Contained And Growing

Video Credit: Wochit
Published on October 28, 2019 - Duration: 00:38s

California Fires Are Barely Contained And Growing

Sonoma's Kincade fire and the Getty fire in LA are just two of over a dozen fires blazing across the state.

Dozens of fires are burning across California and thousands of people have been evacuated.

Statewide, millions are without power, according to reports at Huffpost.com.

Fifteen major fires were burning from Northern to Southern California as of midday Monday.

The Kincade fire has torn through over 66,000 acres as of early Monday.

This has more than tripled its size thanks to over 100 mph winds that blew through the region.

Kincade is only 5% contained, has destroyed almost 100 buildings, and has 4,000 firefighters battling it.

LA's Getty fire has destroyed eight homes, damaged at least five more and is 0% contained.

Advertisement

You are here

Related news from verified sources

California braced on Tuesday for the most powerful winds this season that threaten to spread destructive fires raging in the state and could spark new blazes....
on October 30, 2019 • IndiaTimes

Photo by Jane Tyska/MediaNews Group/The Mercury News via Getty Images For days now, a cloud of acrid smoke has settled over the Bay Area, blown down from the...
on October 29, 2019 • The Verge

LOS ANGELES β€” Fires were breaking out across Southern California on Wednesday, fueled by intense winds. By midday, the region was facing peak extreme fire...
on October 30, 2019 • Seattle Times

Related videos from verified sources

46 Fire in Southern California Allegedly Ignited by Stolen Car Leading Police Chase 03:27
Video credit: KTLA - Published on October 31, 2019 

New San Bernardino Wildfire Forces 500 More Homes to Evacuate 01:10
Video credit: Wibbitz Top Stories - Published on October 31, 2019 

Dangerous Desert Winds Whips Up More LA Area Fires 00:38
Video credit: Wochit - Published on October 31, 2019 

You might like