Kirk Cameron, Joni Eareckson Tada Forced to Flee as Fires Rage

Homeowner Will Buckley uses a shovel with dirt to try to stop the flames from from destroying a neighbor's home during the Woolsey Fire in Malibu, California.
Homeowner Will Buckley uses a shovel with dirt to try to stop the flames from from destroying a neighbor's home during the Woolsey Fire in Malibu, California. (REUTERS/Gene Blevins)

Three separate fires are burning through Los Angeles, forcing families to flee their homes for safety.

According to the Los Angeles Times:

CAMP FIRE, Butte County

Size: 111,000 acres, Containment: 25%, Evacuations: Paradise, Magalia, Concow, Butte Creek Canyon and Butte Valley. See the latest evacuation orders at CalFire.ca.gov.

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Damage: At least 29 people have died and 200 are missing. At least 6,453 homes and 260 commercial structures have been destroyed, and an additional 15,500 structures are threatened.

HILL FIRE, Ventura County

Size: 4,531 acres, Containment: 75%, Damage: Two structures have been destroyed.

Evacuations: Most mandatory evacuation orders have been lifted. For the latest, see CalFire.ca.gov.

WOOLSEY FIRE Los Angeles and Ventura counties

Size: 85,550 acres, Containment: 15%, Damage: Two people have died. At least 177 structures have been destroyed and 57,000 are threatened.

Evacuations: Bell Canyon, Oak Park and Calabasas. See the latest evacuation orders at CalFire.ca.gov.

Prominent Christian leaders were among those forced to evacuate, and other faith leaders urged the nation to pray Here's what they've shared to social media:

Jessilyn Justice @jessilynjustice is the director of online news for Charisma.

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