Updates on California Wildfires

By Madison F.  

Updated November 19, 2018

 Camp Fire: On 11/8/18 a fire broke out in Butte Country leading to the state of emergency later being declared. As of 7:00 am "Camp Fire" has burned 151,000 acres, and is 66% contained. This fire has already lead to 15,573 structures being destroyed by the flames.
77 civilians have lost their lives, and 3 firefighters have been injured. 
Camp Fire is expected to be fully contained on 11/30/18.




Hill Fire: On 11/8/18 a fire broke out in Ventura Country. 
November 16th
 Hill Fire was reported to be 100% contained. This fire has burned 4,531 acres, and lead to 4 structures dest
royed.
There have been no reported injuries or fatalities.




 Woolsey Fire: On 11/8/18 a fire broke out in Los Angeles and Ventura Country. As of 7:00 am "Woolsey Fire" has burned 96,949 acres, and is 94% contained. This fire has already lead to 1500 structures being destroyed by the flames.

3 civilians have lost their lives, and 3 firefighters have been injured. 

Woolsey Fire is expected to be fully contained on 11/22/18.
 


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