The Soda Rock Winery burns in Healdsburg, California. Photo: The Washington Post

Hell on Earth: California declares statewide emergency as fires rage and thousands flee

  • An estimated that 180,000 people had been ordered to flee the so-called Kincade Fire, north of San Francisco
  • In southern California, the Tick Fire has also burned structures and caused the evacuation of tens of thousands of residents
Topic |   United States

TOP PICKS

The Soda Rock Winery burns in Healdsburg, California. Photo: The Washington Post
READ FULL ARTICLE
Firefighters battle a fire as a wind driven wildfire continues to burn in Canyon Country north of Los Angeles, California. Photo: Reuters

Millions face power cuts in US as raging bush fires force Californians to flee homes

  • Hot, intense winds were forecast across the San Francisco Bay area for Saturday through to Monday, fanning the flames
  • California’s largest utility said it expected to cut off power to 940,000 customers – a shutdown that local media reported would affect about two million people
Topic |   United States

TOP PICKS

Firefighters battle a fire as a wind driven wildfire continues to burn in Canyon Country north of Los Angeles, California. Photo: Reuters
READ FULL ARTICLE