by: Tanza Loudenback
Dec. 6, 2017
Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency, freeing up state funds to help tackle the wildfires.
“This fire is very dangerous and spreading rapidly, but we’ll continue to tackle it with all we’ve got,” Brown said. “It’s critical residents stay ready and evacuate immediately if told to do so.”
Ventura County Fire Chief Mark Lorenzen told reporters that the fires’ growth had been “absolutely exponential.”Read More..