Wildfires in both Los Angeles County and northern California’s wine country continued to burn Friday (Oct. 25) morning, with tens of thousands of people under evacuation orders, many schools closed and more than 50 houses or other buildings destroyed, according to NBC News.
Here’s the latest:
- The Tick fire in northern Los Angeles County forced the evacuation of about 50,000 people.
- The Los Angeles Unified School District said it would close all of its schools in the San Fernando Valley on Friday because of “air-quality and safety concerns from the fires.”
- The brush fire broke out Thursday afternoon, and by Friday morning an estimated 3,000 acres with multiple structures were threatened, county fire officials said. At least six homes were destroyed.
- In Northern California, the Kincade fire in a rural part of northern Sonoma County led to evacuation orders for around 2,000 people and by Thursday evening had destroyed 49 homes or other buildings.
- The Kincade fire started Wednesday night, and has grown to at least 16,000 acres, officials said.
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