California wildfires destroy thousands of structures and force emergency evacuations

A screenshot showing helicopter footage of the Hill Fire on Thursday Nov. 8 2018

As another series of wildfires spread rapidly through California, more than 20 million people in the state are under red flag warnings Friday.

Approximately 75,000 homes are under evacuation orders throughout Ventura and Los Angeles Counties.

To the west of the Woolsey Fire a second, smaller blaze dubbed the Hill Fire has torched nearly 6,000 acres in Ventura County after igniting at around the same time in Hill Canyon Thursday afternoon.

The Woolsey Fire erupted about 2:30 p.m. Thursday near Simi Valley in Ventura County and grew to 2,000 acres by 6 p.m.

Malibu has been ordered to evacuate, as well as Oak Park, Thousand Oaks and other areas in the Highway 101 vicinity.

Multiple injuries have been reported by both civilians and firefighters, Cal Fire spokesman John Gaddie said.

Authorities fear the fire, fueled by strong winds, could reach Chico - a city of 90,000 people where many Butte County families already have evacuated to shelters. It burned in the same path as the 2013 Springs Fire that torched 24,000 acres before running into the Pacific Ocean. Downey posted a photo of billowing smoke shortly after 9 a.m. and said she was leaving her home off the Pacific Coast Highway with her two dogs in tow. "I pray everyone is safe", she wrote.

Scott Derrickson, the director of "Doctor Strange", tweeted that his home was destroyed in the fire.

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Chico Camp Fire in Butte County
The Adventist Health Feather River hospital in town caught fire, as firefighters battled the flames, Lillis wrote. Morgan Mason said her father told her that he could hear propane tanks blowing up all over Paradise this morning.

Caitlyn Jenner's home in the Malibu hills is no more - it was destroyed in Southern California's raging wildfires.

Desperate residents fled their homes armed with pets and children to escape the burning flames.

In the San Francisco Bay area, some 180 miles away from Paradise, locals have been encouraged to stay indoors due to worsening air quality caused by smoke from the fire.

An 10,000 acre plus brush fire known as the Hill Fire is burning out of control on the Conejo Grade, north of Newbury Park.

Friday morning, fire officials reported that the fire had jumped Highway 101 near the city of Calabasas.

Officials say the fast-moving Camp Fire decimated the town of Paradise (population 27,000) yesterday afternoon.

North of Kanan Road, west of Lindero Canyon to SR-23 extending north of Sunset Hills Boulevard along Erbes Road to Olson Road. The Santa Anas are strong, dry winds that high-pressure systems push from east to west, from the mountains and desert areas down into the Los Angeles area.

Fire crews Thursday morning were dealing with 40 miles per hour wind gusts.

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