‘Out of control’ Southern California fire explodes as growing blazes force tens of thousands to flee – washington post

Ferocious fires tore through Southern California on Tuesday, burning massive stretches of land in a matter of hours and forcing tens of thousands of people from their homes.

Firefighters in multiple locations in the region battled fires that were spurred by dry and windy conditions, officials said. In Ventura County, the Thomas Fire burned more than 50,000 acres, and on the outskirts of Los Angeles County

via California fires: Thousands forced to evacuate as growing fires threaten Ventura, Santa Paula and Los Angeles – The Washington Post