The deadly Carr Fire continues to grow in Shasta County.
The number of people ordered to flee from two Northern California wildfires swelled Monday to 15,000 as the flames rolled toward several small lake towns, and firefighters were hopeful that the state’s largest and deadliest blaze of the year was slowing down after days of explosive growth.
But that’s not stopping some celebrity chefs from cooking up some meals for fire crew and evacuees.
Guy Fieri told CNN on Sunday he was working “arm in arm” with about 20 volunteers as well as the Salvation Army, Operation Barbecue Relief, and other local chefs and residents to feed people from a “makeshift kitchen” set up in a trailer in the Shasta College parking lot.
“We’re in tough times as a world with all of the things going on,” Fieri told CNN. “And boy, you take a moment like this and you really see what America is made of. A lot of great people coming together.”
“All those basics that we have on a regular basis all of the sudden are gone,” he added.
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