9 die in California wildfire, 250,000 flee their homes
abandoned their cars and ran with their children in tow as the Camp Fire quickly closed in in Northern California’s Butte County.
Malibu mansions burned to the ground in Southern California, while another fast- growing brush fire left employees at the Los Angeles Zoo racing to protect animals from smoke.
In Thousand Oaks, a community mourning this week’s mass shooting, a recreation centre where survivors grieved was filled with people fleeing the fire.
The Western Town at Paramount Ranch in Agoura Hills, California, that served as a filming location to popular series Westworld, has burned down due to the Woolsey wildfire. The news was shared by the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area on Twitter.
The bodies of five people were found in or near a vehicle, and the other four were in or outside a home.
The fast- moving blaze consumed most of Paradise, a town about 80 miles north of Sacramento.