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10 November 2018, 03:12 | Darnell Patrick
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Flames were feet away, smoke was thick, cars weren't moving and people were panicking. "People started getting out of their vehicles and running".
A local couple recorded their own harrowing escape from the region, posting a video on Facebook that recalls scenes from an apocalyptic film.
In Chico, VandenBerg reunited with her husband.
At least in the case of the Hill Fire, the location and direction of the Hill Fire is playing to firefighters' advantage, according to Ventura County Fire Chief Mark Lorenzen. (Chico is about 90 miles north of Sacramento.) 35 mph winds are hampering efforts to contain the blaze, which has already destroyed the town of Paradise, burning more than 1,000 homes and the town hospital. The extent of their injuries is unknown. Cal Fire has put out a call for more firefighters.
The blaze began early on Thursday and quickly charred 18,000 acres (3,237 hectares), forcing the evacuation of the 27,000 residents of Paradise, about 150 miles (240 km) northeast of San Francisco, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) said in a statement.
Some 75,000 homes were ordered evacuated in Ventura and Los Angeles counties, with the Los Angeles County Fire Department tweeting: "imminent threat", adding that "Malibu lakes residents must leave area immediately".
Mandatory evacuations were ordered for Malibu. "Make sure your stuff is packed and ready. I pray everyone is safe", she said.
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"My heart's still with those suffering the loss of their children, their husband and their dad".
Among them was Kim Curtis, who was searching for her grandmother, who told family at 8 a.m. Thursday that she would flee her Paradise home in her Buick with her cat. "The smoke just seems surreal", she wrote.
"We're just hoping that our brand new home that we were hoping to move into tomorrow is not burned to the ground", Winstead said.
Among the properties destroyed by the Woolsey Fire was the Paramount Ranch in Agoura, where hundreds of movies and television shows, including HBO's "Westworld", have been filmed, stretching back to the 1920s. "We are still not out of the woods yet". Thousand Oaks was still reeling with the news that a gunman had slain 12 victims at a bar in cold blood, when a new danger developed just miles to the east. "We have found a safe hotel ..."
The Hill Fire is the other fire burning near the site of this week's mass shooting in Thousand Oaks. The nearby Hill Fire ignited around the same time and has since grown to 6,100 acres. Some buildings caught fire and were damaged but the main facility, Adventist Health Feather River Hospital, was not, spokeswoman Jill Kinney said. Maclean said an as yet unspecified number of civilians and firefighters had been injured, and that it could be days before authorities would know whether anyone had died. "This is a very risky wind-driven fire".
The evacuation order was for all homes west of Valley Circle Boulevard with from Roscoe Boulevard at the north end and south to Vanowen Street.
In Los Angeles, a brush fire broke out near Griffith Park on Friday morning, behind the Los Angeles Zoo.
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