Another rampage of the fire element makes to flee people in California.
A massive fire engulfed an area of 8 thousand hectares, forcing rescuers to evacuate tens of thousands of Americans. This is mainly residents of the small town of Paradise, whose population is 27 thousand people. Firemen participating in liquidation of cataclysm say that the town suffered major damage.
A massive fire engulfed an area of 8 thousand hectares, forcing rescuers to evacuate tens of thousands of Americans. Photo: Youtube
According to the latest data available to the Californian authorities, the fire destroyed thousands of buildings in Paradise. Due to the rising wind, the fire quickly engulfed a large area, creating a serious threat to human life.
Rescuers took to make every effort to promptly evacuate the staff and patients of the hospital Adventist Health Feather River Hospital. To do this, professionals had on the bulldozer to forcibly thrown on the road and keep the flames, which by that time had covered part of the roof of the medical facility.
Authority of Butte County can not yet say whether the victims among the local population. However, unofficial sources claim that the fire has taken the lives of several people. To assess the situation does not allow dense smoke and raging fire.
Authority of Butte County can not yet say whether the victims among the local population. Photos: BPD
In addition, there is a real danger for larger cities. In Chico, home to at least 93 thousand people and if the wind does not change, the inhabitants of this settlement will also have to urgently evacuate.
A firefighter is difficult to predict further developments. While the wind blows over, the cataclysm to keep will fail because it not only contributes to the rapid spread of fire, but makes it impossible to use aircraft.
On Thursday the flights were prohibited, which allowed the fire to gain strength. The forecasts of meteorologists in the first half of Friday also not encouraging: the expected wind.
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