Wildfires are raging across California today, with three separate significant fires being tracked across the Los Angeles area. The 14,000-acre Woolsey Fire has made its way across communities including Malibu, Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, Oak Park, and Ventura County. At the same time, the Hill Fire is burning across the Santa Rosa Valley and a third fire is active in Griffith Park. As of now, no fatalities or severe injuries have been reported from the three local fires, but at least 88,000 homes have been evacuated. A fourth simultaneous fire near Chico, in Northern California, is reported to have claimed at least five lives so far.
As fast-moving Santa Ana winds continue to sweep the flames across the region, Angelenos have been sharing live updates and images of the scene from wherever they are. Conditions can change quickly, so please consult updated information about road closures, evacuation centers, and the ongoing emergency response.
The smoke from #HillFire & #WoolseyFire is absolutely swallowing the Thousand Oaks area. It’s like the Twilight Zone out here — No cars on the 101, major roads are blocked, businesses are closed. @reviewjournal pic.twitter.com/p6PteDRVaK
— Rio L. (@riolacanlale) November 9, 2018
WATCH: The Pacific Coast Highway is backed up for at least 20 miles as drivers use it to evacuate the #WoolseyFire. Get the latest on the fire and the PCH closures here: https://t.co/LiFFUKvgnT pic.twitter.com/pNwUPVOVNA
— CBS Los Angeles (@CBSLA) November 9, 2018
— joe janecek (@joejanecek) November 9, 2018
— Gigi Graciette (@GigiGraciette) November 9, 2018
— Corbin Carson (@CorbinCarson) November 9, 2018
Two major fires burning now in north and south California… @WCKitchen has activated & we cook tomorrow in Camarillo and Chico area! My boys @cheftkilcoyne @chefjasoncollis taking the lead once again to serve their state! #CampFire #HillFire @CAL_OES @CAL_OES pic.twitter.com/2IEUUUcHPI
— José Andrés (@chefjoseandres) November 9, 2018
— Brian Sterowski (@BrianSterowski) November 9, 2018
We are sorry to share the news that the #WoolseyFire has burned Western Town at #ParamountRanch in Agoura. We do not have any details or photos, but it is our understanding that the structures have burned. This area is an active part of the incident and we cannot access it. pic.twitter.com/oC4n7KR8ZT
— Santa Monica Mtns (@SantaMonicaMtns) November 9, 2018
— Spin Doctor (@SpinDr) November 9, 2018
— elizabeth young (@youngelizanne) November 9, 2018
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