Massive Wildfire In Southern California, Two New Blazes Fires Up

News by Joey Jordan Published on 08 Dec,2017 Updated on 08 Dec,2017

A massive and destructive wildfire caught Southern California on Wednesday where the ferocious winds have increased the rapidness and intensity of destruction, leaving over 1,000 homes to evacuate.

Two more blazes have fired up Thursday, adding to the region's smoke-filled misery. According to the California Fire Officials, over 200,000 acres of land have burned in the six large wildfires in the state over the week.

Massive wildfire caught southern California

Massive wildfire caught southern California

Source: SUN News Report

The blazes are reaching San Diego, and it has killed two people in Lilac Fire, which is about 45 miles north of San Diego. 

The California's Department of Forest and Fire Protection tweeted mentioning the six major wildfires burning in Southern California, RyeFire, SkirballFire, CreekFire, ThomasFire, LilacFire, and  LibertyFire.

The weather in the Southern California seems against the hundreds of officials trying to take the fire under control. The Red flag warnings have been extended across the Southern California through Saturday.

Around 5,700 firefighters have evacuated at least of 190,000 residents from the affected area, the California Fire officials said. They also said, among the firefighters, almost half of them are assigned to the Thomas Fire alone.