VENTURA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA: Several people from Californians were being forced to leave their residences as wildfires extend on Tuesday night.
The blaze in Ventura County provoked California Governor Jerry Brown to announce emergency in the country following authorities stated that 27,000 people were directed to flee from the nearby areas and 45,500 acres and 150 buildings were damaged.
“Weather is going to say how and when we’re going to use the aircraft,” Richardson stated.
One motorist died in the fire, reports said. Over 250,000 residences lost power, a local power company affirmed. Over 250,000 residences were with no power while schools in the Ventura were shut down.
The Thomas Fire was the biggest flames that occurred across Southern California after the beginning of the Santa Ana winds.
“We’re tracking the blaze, attempting to get ahead of it, putting efforts to receive in front to offer structure defence,” Los Angeles County Chief Deputy David Richardson stated.
Los Angeles Fire Department Deputy Chief Trevor Richmond affirmed firefighters had combated the fire throughout the night.
Due to the heavy fire, 11 schools and colleges were shut down as winds pushed both flames and their smoke in the direction of Pacific Ocean.