Strong winds challenging California firefighters

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"Returned to my house in Malibu after evacuating".

From north to south, California was engulfed by five identified fires on Saturday. That leaves a lot of dry vegetation to feed fires. Still grateful to have survived the fire at least, some Hollywood stars returned to burnt down mansions, reported NBC News.

"This is just a lull", Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl Osby said, "so we're going to take advantage of that and try to get as much line perimeter in as we can with the expectation that we will get more winds tomorrow".

Smoke billows from the Camp Fire as a firefighting helicopter flies near Pulga, Calif., on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. "2207520000.1541887572./1202113766605566/?type=3&theater">according to the Butte County Sheriff's Office. Authorities have not released the names of victims and have continued to search for more.

Another 35 people were reported missing, McLean said.

It took just a few hours for the fire to explode in size after breaking out early Thursday morning. He said seven people were found in homes, and three were outside. It was still burning in Paradise, and authorities estimated the fire may be fully contained by November 30. All we can do is pray together & for each other.

Milano said her house was "still in jeopardy" as strong winds kicked up again on Sunday.

More than 3,200 personnel are involved in the firefighting effort.

The blaze known as Camp Fire that began on Thursday had grown to almost 140 square miles (362 square kilometers), wiping out much of Paradise, home to some 30,000 residents.

Cyrus' two-acre property, which she shared with on/off fiancé Liam Hemsworth, reportedly used to feature a patio, fountains, gazebo, spa, and a two-car garage.

"Managing all the forests everywhere we can does not stop climate change", Brown said.

Meanwhile, in southern California, the Woolsey Fire has doubled in size and has now consumed 70,000 acres and continues to threaten the town of Malibu.

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Flames also besieged Thousand Oaks, the Southern California city in mourning over the massacre of 12 people in a shooting rampage at a country music bar Wednesday night.

Crews were battling extreme flames on steep terrain. The Hill Fire was 25% contained. The majority of those residents are in Los Angeles County, where 170,000 were evacuated. "Heartbreaking time across California" said Butler in an Instagram post, adding that he was "inspired as ever by the courage, spirit and sacrifice of firefighters".

Another fire, called Hill Fire, measured a little more than 4,500 acres on Saturday.

'This is the first fire truck that was sent out to the fire, ' the 18-year-old singer tweeted.

The burned bodies were discovered in a driveway in Malibu, where residents forced from their homes included Lady Gaga, Kim Kardashian West and Martin Sheen.

"I still don't know if my home is standing".

"When you're in this position, you're homeless", Denise Pepper said.

"I'm waiting to hear the fate of my home. It's unfortunate. It's one of those natural disasters that California has to deal with and it's truly unfortunate, but hopefully if firefighters, responders get a handle on this thing soon and weather permits - get this under control", said Matthews.

"Our house is gone", she captioned the haunting image. "He's having a hard time accepting", Breeding said.

Authorities, fearful of looting, have ordered some 200 deputies to protect burned neighborhoods, according to the Associated Press. "The animals that were relocated have been safely moved back to their habitats and are doing well", the zoo said. "Thank you all for caring". "We had tremendous, demonic winds is the only way I can put it".

He wrote a scathing post criticising Donald Trump via his website, after Trump made remarks blaming "gross mismanagement" by the state of California rather than showing sympathy to the families of those who have lost their lives in the blaze. "Remedy now, or no more Fed payments!" he said.

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