Emergency in California as wildfires rage

Emergency, California, wildfires, firefighters,
Flames from the Kincade Fire in Healdsburg, California.-AP

Healdsburg - California's governor declared a statewide emergency on Sunday as the wind-driven Kincade Fire spread to more than 14,000 hectares.



By AFP

Published: Mon 28 Oct 2019, 9:00 PM

Last updated: Mon 28 Oct 2019, 11:53 PM

Thousands of firefighters battled into the early hours on Monday, losing ground to the huge blaze burning through the famed Sonoma wine region in northern California.
California's governor declared a statewide emergency on Sunday as the wind-driven Kincade Fire spread to more than 14,000 hectares, forcing residents to flee.
In Los Angeles, meanwhile the local fire department issued mandatory evacuation orders after a "very dynamic" brush fire broke out west of a major highway, US 405, near The Getty museum.


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