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California fires containment MAP: How contained are the fires? Containment chart latest

California fires containment MAP: How contained are the fires? Containment chart latest

The fires have spread with an erratic intensity that has strained firefighting resources while catching many residents by surprise.

"I think God is giving her peace", she said.

By Monday night, the Camp fire was about 30 percent contained.

Honea added that his office had received requests to check on the wellbeing of more than 1,500 people who had not been heard from by loved ones. The Woolsey Fire has burned at least 93,00 acres and destroyed around 435 structures, according to the latest Cal Fire update. The Woolsey fire in the south has so far killed two people and damaged a number of beach resorts. "Firefighters actively fought the fire and worked aggressively".

Butte County has seen less than an inch of rainfall in more than 30 weeks.

More than 15,000 structures were threatened by the Camp Fire on Monday in an area so thick with smoke that visibility was reduced in some places to less than half a mile. Thank you to all the hero firefighters around California.

The "Woolsey Fire", which also began on Thursday, has razed 37,900 hectares including the 100-year-old Paramount Ranch where HBO's "Westworld" and other popular television shows and movies were filmed.

CBS2 and KCAL9 are teaming up with the Los Angeles Rams and the United Way to help raise money for victims of the recent fires in Ventura and L.A. counties.

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Search teams will fan out across the charred landscape of Paradise, California looking for human remains on Tuesday as authorities prepare for a rise in the deathcount from the state's deadliest wildfire.

The declaration provides for federal assistance to aid state firefighting and recovery efforts in the counties of Butte, Ventura and Los Angeles.

Authorities are investigating the cause of the fires.

"This is not the new normal, this is the new abnormal", California Governor Jerry Brown said in a stark warning over the likely damaging effects of climate change.

"Unfortunately, the best science is telling us that the dryness, warmth, drought, all those things, they're going to intensify".

Mandatory evacuation orders were also lifted for the Westlake Village area of Thousand Oaks, the Bell Canyon area, the city of Hidden Hills and limited portions of Calabasas.

Miley made a similar statement on her own social media, saying, "Completely devastated by the fires affecting my community".