Mendocino Complex Fire scorches over 157000 acres, more homes evacuated

Mendocino Complex Fire scorches over 157000 acres, more homes evacuated

"With that being said, there's a high likelihood that the fire's going to back down into several communities today, and we're preparing for structure defense in Nice, Lucerne and Clearlake Oaks with engines in backyards", Blankenheim continued, explaining that Cal Fire was working with the Lake County Sheriff's Office overnight Friday to evacuate the affected residents. The Ferguson Fire burning near Yosemite National Park has burned 80,755 acres (126 square miles) and is 36 percent contained on Saturday. Two others were killed in another wildfire in the state.

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National Weather Service meteorologist Duane Dykema said Friday that the blaze still burning near Redding created a fire whirl that uprooted trees and tore roofs from homes.

In this photo taken Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, a thank you banner for fire fighters, first responders and hospital workers hangs outside Mercy Medical Center in Redding, Calif. Dozens of staff members, including doctors, nurses and others at the medical center are keeping the hospital running despite losing their homes to the flames.

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, which uses acres to describe fire size, said the blaze had blackened almost 206 square miles (533 square kilometers). "We are routinely now seeing fires reach 100,000 acres several times in one month and it's only July, so we have a long way to go in this fire season, and as we saw a year ago fire season can go right up through December".

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The National Weather Service issued warnings for critical fire weather conditions into Saturday, saying a series of dry low-pressure systems passing through the region would bring afternoon wind gusts.

A 100-square-mile (259-square-kilometer) fire near Yosemite National Park prompted evacuation orders for the community of Wawona inside the park, which has fewer than 200 residents.

Fires are now burning across 1.4 million acres in 13 states, driven by windy conditions and a dry, hot summer.

The blaze, stoked by drought-parched vegetation and triple-digit temperatures, has killed six people and reduced 1,555 structures to smoldering ruins, including 10,600 homes. The report called for better "risk assessment" among firefighters.

He says fire whirls are common, but not at the intensity recorded on July 26. Fire officials said another 8,000 homes and other buildings were threatened - down from about 12,000 homes initially threatened as firefighters made progress in some areas even as the blaze expanded in others. Two firefighters have died there.

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