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Wildfires have forced evacuations and threatening homes in California got fast moving flames.
They -- fueled by those highs Santa Ana winds that you hear about in that area.
Very dry in Camarillo California where all of this is raging on one man has already lost everything.
I lost my mom a month ago and I don't think anything get me down after that.
And it just this -- is not going get -- down it's just got to pick up my bootstraps and carry out.
And carry it's.
Since -- -- boy William La -- is live in Los Angeles so -- it may second a little early that is how -- -- they don't usually -- in -- -- -- -- Well the conditions here Martha are more like August -- may we had a very dry winter temperatures today will be in the ninety's you -- thirty mile an hour winds and you get.
This or raging fire a thick column of smoke hundreds forced to flee from their homes this fire broke out yesterday and banning its Riverside County.
About fifty miles east of Los Angeles the -- of fire grew from sixty to almost 3000 acres in a matter of hours.
Those high winds making it nearly impossible to control the flames despite a dozen helicopters and tankers repeatedly dropping water and retardant.
Firefighters evacuated about 500 residents several horses.
As well they lost just one home however.
Lighter winds overnight helped the fire now about 40% contained Martha.
The winds of course what everybody worries about there has even set quick change in the direction it could really send this into a threatening situation in.
And a lot of home areas right.
Yeah all we expect Santa Anna winds to kick up again this afternoon those strong winds of course blow out of the mountains off them -- -- Senora desert.
Typically they're very dry and hot about forty miles an hour.
Can wreak Havoc in the late summer not in the spring so -- got some red flag warnings in affect you see a bulldozer there they're basically trying to put a ring around that fire.
All of Southern California now has a red flag warning through Friday night.
So we pray for no downed power lines lightly or arson already this year Martha cal fire respond about 700 fires.
That is much higher than normal and -- we do expect a very.
Busy fire season about thirty minutes ago we had a fire break out in Ventura county they got 200 firefighters there in just thirty minutes.
That's that's how bush precaution we have.
Going into this season.
Thank you firefighters -- that person and that.
-- it got there were cut out format is tough work our hearts go out to a -- thank you very much.
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