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.
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:
View this post on Instagram
Absolute devastation, thank God for the courageous firefighters who have worked tirelessly and risk their own lives to save other's. There.are.no.words. Still numb from the borderline shooting in our community, let alone having to evacuate your house and thank God our home is safe, but hearing of friends that have lost theirs. Please pray for the winds to cease, and for this chaos to end. We're not out of this yet. #westlake #malibu #thousandoaks #woosleyfire #newburypark #pray #onedayatatime
Jessilyn Justice @jessilynjustice is the director of online news for Charisma.
Get Spirit-filled content delivered right to your inbox! Click here to subscribe to our newsletter.
Join us on our podcast each weekday for an interesting story, well told, from Charisma News. Listen at charismapodcastnetwork.com.
AMAZING CHRISTMAS DEALS: (1) Buy A Set, Get A Set FREE on all Life in the Spirit Bundles. (2) Save 30%-60% on all Tote Bag plus Book Bundles. (3) Save 50% off Select Bibles plus receive a Free Gift. Visit the Charisma Store to view all our specials. U.S Residents always get FREE Shipping!
Help Charisma stay strong for years to come as we report on life in the Spirit. Become an integral part of Charisma’s work by joining Charisma Media Partners. Click here to keep us strong!