Over 6,000 firefighters battling 6 large wildfires in California


Right now over 6,000 firefighters are battling 6 large wildfires in California. 

Officials say the wind-driven fires have so far destroyed more than 85,000 acres and hundreds of structures. 

According to authorities, winds are expected to decrease Friday morning across Red Flag Warning areas. 

Additionally, temperatures are expected to remain average with no chance of rain in the next few days. There will also be an increase in offshore winds predicted to arrive in parts of Southern California starting Sunday continuing into Monday. 

Here’s more on the Fires of Interest: 

Camp Fire, Butte County 
• 70,000 acres, 5% contained
• Evacuations and road closures in effect
Hill Fire, Ventura County 
Santa Rosa Valley
• 6,000 acres, 0% contained
• Evacuations and road closures in effect
Nurse Fire, Solano County
Suisun City
• 1,500 acres
Woolsey Fire, Ventura County
South of Simi Valley
• 8,000 acres, 0% contained
Brushy Fire, Mendocino County
West of Covelo
• 35 acres, N/A% contained
Rincon Fire, Santa Cruz County 
North of Santa Cruz
• 17 acres, 90% contained



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