California fire in the US is becoming fierce. The fire has spread to a million acres in just one week. Thousands of homes have been damaged due to this. Fire personnel are constantly battling to stop the fire. However, the rapid spread of fire has been predicted due to changing weather.
On the other hand, US President Donald Trump on Saturday made a major announcement to provide federal aid to deal with emergencies. The state’s gunner Gavin Newsom said in a statement that the announcement would help provide housing and other social services to people affected by the fire in times of crisis.
The fire has devastated California’s oldest park, Big Basin Redwoods. The fire has so far claimed a total of five lives, damaging around 700 homes. Thousands of people have been forced to leave their homes due to the fire.
Along with this, new fires have also been feared in many places due to the changing weather, due to which authorities have issued warnings for people living in the risky areas. At the same time, the National Weather Service has issued a warning of the danger of severe fires near the Bay Area and Central Coast.
State fire officials said that since August 15, there have been more than 12,000 lightning incidents across the state, causing fires in more than 500 places in the forests. About two dozen of these fires are destroying considerable resources of the state. Fires in the forests and countryside in and around San Francisco’s Bay Area have caused massive havoc. The fire has so far engulfed an area of 1,120 square miles (2,900 sq km).