Caitlyn Jenner’s Malibu Home Burns Down In Southern California’s Raging Wildfires
- Author: Gwendolyn Kim Nov 10, 2018,
Nov 10, 2018, 2:11
The fast-moving Woolsey Fire had burned more than 14,000 acres Friday.
The brush fire ignited near Hill Canyon in Camarillo at 2:04 p.m., according to the Ventura County Fire Department. Then there's the Camp Fire in northern California that burned 1,000 structures overnight and has grown to 70,000 acres.
Thankfully, Derrickson's family is safe, but he announced that he's going offline for a while he deals with the tragedy of losing his home.
Richardson estimates another 60,000 people will likely have to evacuate because the fire jumped USA 101 early Friday and is pushing toward the coast. A third fire, the Hill Fire, is torching parts of the Santa Rosa Valley, not far from the town where 12 people were killed in a shooting at the Borderline Bar & Grill this week.
Maclean said an as-yet unspecified number of civilians and firefighters were injured, and that it could be days before authorities would know of any fatalities.
In Northern California, panicked residents fled the town of Paradise on Thursday morning with seemingly little notice as the Camp Fire swept through it. Evacuating residents were being directed south of PCH toward Santa Monica, creating a snarl of vehicles along the normally scenic coastal route.
Crews are doing everything possible to get control of the fire, Dettorre said.
The threat continues Friday morning, with more than 20 million people under red flag warnings. "There's nothing much left standing", said California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) spokesman Scott Maclean.
The 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.
However there were no immediate reports of deaths or serious injuries. Staff and 41 patients at the Adventist Health Feather River Hospital in Paradise were evacuated to other hospitals because it was close to the oncoming wildfire.
The wildfire season past year was one of the most destructive and costly in history.
"It's very chaotic", said Officer Ryan Lambert of the California Highway Patrol. Jerry Brown is out of the state, Ghilarducci said.
A pair of intense wildfires in Ventura County have also led to the evacuation of 105,000 people in Southern California, leading acting Gov. Gavin Newsom to declare a state of emergency there while Gov.
Strong winds blow smoke horizontally over the the Santa Monica Mountains and the Pacific Ocean over the city of Malibu, far distance, in Southern California, seen from the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles Friday morning, November 9, 2018.