• California's devastating wildfires are part of an alarming trend - here's why they've gotten so much worse

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    Three wildfires are burning in California. The Camp Fire, located north of the San Francisco Bay Area, has already claimed at least five lives .
    2018 was already a record-breaking year for California wildfires: the largest blaze in state history burned nearly 460,000 acres over the summer.
    These destructive fires are part of an alarming trend : 12 of California's 15 biggest wildfires ever have occurred s ince the year 2000.
    As the planet continues to warm, this pattern is likely to get worse.
    The Camp Fire in northern California has spread so fast that five people were killed in their cars...
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  • California Wildfires: Malibu Begins Mandatory Evacuation Friday as Woolsey Fire Roars to Coast

    California Wildfires: Malibu Begins Mandatory Evacuation Friday as Woolsey Fire Roars to Coast

    4 days ago - By Fortune

    Residents of the city of Malibu, Calif. are under mandatory evacuation orders Friday as the Woolsley Fire heads for populated areas along the Pacific Coast Highway and the Pacific Ocean.
    WhoolseyFire *URGENT SAFETY MESSAGE* Fire has jumped the 101 fwy near Chesebro and is headed to Ocean Mandatory Evacuations, 101 Fwy to the coast between Las Virgenes Cyn /Malibu Cyn Rd. to the LA County line. Imminent threat! Malibu lakes residents must leave area immediately.
    - LACounty Fire PIO November 9, 2018
    The Woolsey Fire jumped the 101 freeway early Friday as one of three massive wildfires that...
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  • California Wildfires: Malibu Begins Mandatory Evacuation Friday as Woolsey Fire Roars to Coast

    4 days ago - By Fortune

    Residents of the city of Malibu, Calif. are under mandatory evacuation orders Friday as the Woolsley Fire heads for populated areas along the Pacific Coast Highway and the Pacific Ocean.
    WhoolseyFire *URGENT SAFETY MESSAGE* Fire has jumped the 101 fwy near Chesebro and is headed to Ocean Mandatory Evacuations, 101 Fwy to the coast between Las Virgenes Cyn /Malibu Cyn Rd. to the LA County line. Imminent threat! Malibu lakes residents must leave area immediately.
    - LACounty Fire PIO November 9, 2018
    The Woolsey Fire jumped the 101 freeway early Friday as one of three massive wildfires that...
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  • Active Wildfires in Northern and Southern California Consume Thousands of Structures

    4 days ago - By A.M. Best

    An estimated 2,000 structures were destroyed by a wildfire that roared through two Northern California towns within hours of igniting on Nov. 8.
    The fatal Camp Fire consumed 70,000 acres within 20 ...
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  • 'We started with nothing once, and we can do it again:' A grandmother forced to evacuate from Paradise, California, amid Camp Fire grapples with the decimation of her town

    'We started with nothing once, and we can do it again:' A grandmother forced to evacuate from Paradise, California, amid Camp Fire grapples with the decimation of her town

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    Eleanor Southwick, 78, evacuated Paradise as the devastating Camp Fire hit the northern California city on Thursday.
    The blaze has now grown to nearly 110 square miles and caused the deaths of at least five people.
    Southwick fears her home was likely burned to the ground.
    A grandmother who has lived in Paradise, California, for more than two decades is grappling with the decimation of her city as Camp Fire makes its way through the town.
    Eleanor Southwick, 78, evacuated Paradise with her husband and dog on Thursday morning as news of the fire spread.
    Now the fire in Northern California has...
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