Wildfires, Coronavirus, and an Earthquake Collided for California’s Terrible Week

BY WIRE SERVICE

It was long, dizzying week to be a Californian.

The Golden State has been trying to contain the surge of coronavirus cases that started in the summer while dozens of wildfires are burning and smoke is making it hard to breathe. Then, as if not enough crises had collided, Southern California was caught in the clutches of yet another hazard—an earthquake.

Here’s more about what people in California faced last week.

Wildfires

As more than 19,000 firefighters scrambled to contain multiple blazes in the state, they had to mourn one of their own, officials said.

A firefighter was killed Thursday in Southern California’s El Dorado Fire, the blaze sparked this month by a botched gender reveal party, according to the San Bernardino National Forest Service.

The state has seen more than 3.4 million acres scorched so far this year, killing 26 people and reducing hundreds of homes to ashes.

Numerous communities were ordered to evacuate after the Bobcat Fire in Los Angeles County exploded to 91,000 acres, fueled by strong winds.

Fire officials have warned that warn and dry conditions could elevate the danger of fire over the coming days.

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William Hicks
William Hicks
1 month ago

Those pushing us into compliance with masks and lockdowns want us to believe that if we only follow their directions, we can live in a risk free world.

THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS A RISK FREE WORLD!