Butte County Sheriff received reports of multiple fatalities, but officials are trying to confirm those reports, authorities toldABC News.
Residents raced to escape on roads that turned into tunnels of fire as thick smoke darkened the daytime sky on Thursday, wiping out what a Cal Fire official said was a couple of thousand structures.
Flames have moved so quickly there's not a lot firefighters can do.
On Thursday, acting California Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency for the fire-stricken area in Northern California and requested a presidential disaster declaration, saying that unsafe weather conditions were expected to last several days. The fire was was also burning in parts of Los Angeles County. "When we have conditions like this, when it's such incredible wind, that brings us into a different caliber". Acting California Governor Gavin Newsom has requested an emergency presidential disaster declaration from Trump to speed the flow of federal aid to victims.
Where is the Woolsey Fire spreading to?
"This is a very unsafe wind driven fire". After flames ripped through the town Thursday, Paradise (population 27,000) has been declared nearly a complete loss. As of Friday evening, the wind-fueled fire was only 5 percent contained after burning up to 70,000 acres anddestroying 6,453 homes.
The Iceland Christmas Advert Has Been Banned It highlights rainforest destruction caused by palm oil production and is dedicated to the 25 orangutans "we lose every day". Greenpeace made the film, with a voice over by Emma Thompson , and gave permission to Iceland to use it as its Christmas ad.
Allana Hall captures this photo as she evacuates her home in Paradise, California. Video from the exodus is nightmare-inducing, and is hard to watch. "It's all hands on deck to rescue people and get people out of harm's way". Some crashed and others left their vehicles by the roadside. "The whole town is gone", Gianna Wallace, a survivor, told Sacramento Bee reporter Ryan Sabalow.
The fire, as officials expected, continued to spread to nearby towns, including the city of Chico.
NASA Massive plumes of smoke billow Friday over the state.
U.S. media reports that schools have also been closed and evacuated due to the fire, and animals have been moved out of the LA Zoo in Griffith Park.
In video footage posted on line the tower of fire can be seen appearing from behind burnt trees near a long empty road covered in falling ash.
The utility has been under fire since being blamed for some of the Wine Country wildfires of October 2017 that destroyed hundreds of homes, forced the evacuation of 90,000 North Bay residents and left more than 40 people dead.
One of the fires broke out Thursday north-west of Los Angeles and roared south, jumping the United States 101 freeway early Friday and sweeping into the Santa Monica Mountains.
The GOP's successes were fueled by a coalition that's decidedly older, whiter, more male and less likely to have college degrees. House Democrats will have subpoena power and will be able to investigate every facet of Trump's presidency and business career.
Nelson, who is now losing to Republican Rick Scott by just 22,000 votes (about 0.26 percent), has not accepted defeat. The manual recount is more complicated and time-consuming, as it involves counting each of the ballots by hand.
The Los Angeles Lakers needed some defensive help this season. " Now it's great to be on this side and actually rep 'em ". Andrew Wiggins had 19 points for the Wolves, while Taj Gibson had 16 points and 11 rebounds.
CNN said in a statement that Acosta has the network's full support. "But that is not the job of White House reporters. Regarding how long Acosta will be suspended, Trump said that "as far as I'm concerned, I haven't made that decision".
Bryant agreed to a one-year, $600,000 contract on Wednesday and was participating in his second practice when he was injured. Bryant , who joined the Saints earlier this week , reportedly suffered the injury on the final play of practice.
His defensive stops disrupted the Suns, while his shooting made all the difference for him and the rest of the Celtics. Boston was in Phoenix for a matchup with the Suns, and after 24 minutes, everything was looking bad for the road team.
Apparently the problem was never experienced when Kate and Prince William talked to the stuff. "Meghan can be hard . But while there are several other heartfelt moments coming to light, more unfavorable news is emerging too.
Her husband was convicted in 2016 of defrauding a state-controlled Azerbaijan bank, which he once ran, out of millions of pounds. Police first went after Mrs Hajiyeva in February but her lawyers had claimed that her husband was the victim of an unfair trial.
LeBron James reiterated once again that he has no problem with the NBA televising the second annual NBA All-Star draft. It doesn't matter if you're first or last, you're 24 of the best in the world at that point in time .
Harvick’s championship berth spoiled by NASCAR inspectors
ISM Raceway in Phoenix represents Harvick's best chance to get a win that would guarantee his spot in the championship race. NASCAR said Wednesday the discovery made after Harvick's win negates the automatic berth he earned into the finale.
Paramount Ranch Fire Has Burned Westworld Sets to the Ground
Those sets can be found at the show's home base at Melody Ranch in Santa Clarita and have not been impacted by the fire. Paramount Ranch was purchased by Paramount Pictures in 1927 and the old western town was to be used as a "movie ranch".
Ryanair plane seized by French authorities in cash row
Ryanair has been hit by a number of setbacks in recent months, with pilots and cabin crews across Europe going on strike. Ryanair owed €525,000 to the department that it had received in aid when the company operated an Angoulême-London route.
Flu vaccine available at Marshall County Health Department
Adalja , a board certified infectious disease physician and a senior scholar at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security. The flu jab is one of the 15 healthcare essentials that everyone with diabetes is entitled to through the NHS every year.
Dez Bryant to ink with the Saints
Much of that seems to be because Bryant was working on getting himself back into football shape, mentally and physically. The Saints haven't gotten enough production from their receivers despite posting a top flight offense week-in, week-out.
India will not hold talks with Taliban: MEA
The Taliban issued a statement this week saying the conference was "not about negotiating with any particular side". The Taliban has long refused to engage in negotiations with Kabul directly, arguing that it is a puppet government.
Thousands of Residents in Vicinity of Woosley Fire Without Power
Early Friday morning, the wildfire jumped the 101 in Ventura County into Agoura Hills , closing a 4-mile stretch of the highway. North of Kanan Road, west of Lindero Canyon to SR-23 extending north of Sunset Hills Boulevard along Erbes Road to Olson Road.
Backstreet Boys announce Kentucky concert date
Backstreet Boys are announcing a new arena concert tour for their new album DNA , which is set for release in January. Tickets for the " DNA World Tour" go on sale Wednesday, Nov. 14, at LiveNation.com and ticketmaster.com.