Firefighters battle against flames fueled by powerful winds, with nearly 200,000 under evacuation order‘You can’t fight this’: wildfires force historic evacuationIn pictures: flames leave destruction 2.25pm GMT This new fire broke out in the early hours of this morning near the flagship J. Paul Getty art museum in the Los Angeles metropolis.WATCH: Fire burning off the 405 highway in Los Angeles #GettyFire (: @Prunovineyard) pic.twitter.com/iFaJg5CVea 2.09pm GMT Here is a tweet from the Sonoma Sheriff in the early hours of Monday morning, giving stark numbers on the area being ravaged so far – more than 80 square miles – and emphasizing the continued red flag warning – which means warm temperatures, very low humidity and stronger winds are expected to combine to produce an increased risk of fire danger.Recap from tonight’s news conference on #KincadeFire: 54,298 acres have burned, 5% containment, 94 structures destroyed, 17 damaged, 79,575 structures threatened, nearly 3,400 personnel on fire lines. #RedFlagWarning expires Tuesday 11a.m. Continue reading…
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Author : Joanna Walters
Publish date : 2019-10-28 14:25:37
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