In California again raging forest fires. Thousands of people were evacuated from settlements in the North of the state. The fire had already spread to the town of Paradise and destroyed a significant part of it: completely burnt down about 2 thousand houses. According to the local fire service, there are victims. However, their exact number is not reported. Hospitalized several people, including three rescuers.
The flames broke out Thursday morning and quickly spread due to dry weather and strong winds. According to local media reports, the fire covered more than 3 thousand hectares of forest. To cope with the elements trying about 500 firefighters. In the state declared a red – maximum level of warning.
Local residents fear a repetition of the summer scenario: the outbreak in July in California forest fires have been recognized as the largest in state history.