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Thousands of people running from their homes in northern California right now the -- -- ponderosa fired -- one of twelve fires burning.
In the Golden State alone.
I was on the road in this claims on the road on either side so that I looked up and everything was black it was like -- Blackhawks and I just.
Drove through it then I can agree and then it -- fire everywhere like every turn around there is on all sides here.
Play -- is in San Francisco with the very latest latest Claudia.
While Greg 12 punch here in California right now several major wildfires burning out of control in the north state alone.
As you mentioned the biggest is that ponder Rosa fire burning in Shasta county it was sparked by lightning Saturday morning.
By Sunday it had grown from 5000 to 7000 acres now it's up to 121000 acres and it threatens 3000 homes.
Seven homes have burned to the ground.
It's burning in a rural heavily forested area hot dry conditions are fueling this wildfire and about 120 miles north of Sacramento.
Fire crews continue to do battle with a wildfire in -- county.
This one began July 20 ninth and has burned nearly 45000.
Acres -- -- threatening about 900 homes.
-- -- but the rest of the West Coast and especially illegal Hawaiian Islands right now.
Right we have fires burning throughout the Pacific and throughout the west -- thousands of firefighters in Idaho Washington and even Hawaii.
Trying to bring -- major wildfires under control 350 homes near Boise threatened by the trinity ridge fire which has burned 138 square miles.
Poor visibility because of all that smoke a huge problem there.
And voluntary evacuations are in effect on -- YE.
As a wildfire on the Hawaiian island -- to 2000 acres causing power outages and road closures.
Meantime fire crews in Washington State finally getting a break in the weather and they've got a wildfire that began last week about 50%.
Cruise around the Westfield dealing with winds and hot hot temperatures Greg and of course the possibility.
A more lightning strikes out of luck to all of those folks getting a bit desperate as some of those fires.
Claudia Cowan in San Francisco Claudia thanks.
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