Here's Why the Ventura Wildfire Is So Explosive (page 2)

Relentless wildfires in Southern California have forced thousands of people to evacuate and threaten over 12,000 homes. The largest fire, centered around Ventura, has burned over 70,000 acres, shut down freeways, knocked out power for thousands and is so large it can be seen from space. Experts say that this is "just the beginning" of the problem, as the fires rage out of control in extremely dry conditions, pushed by the Santa Ana winds.[...]

Here's Why the Ventura Wildfire Is So Explosive

California could see more wildfire events like this, even during the rainy season. That's because rising temperatures mean drier autumns.

Wed 6 Dec 17 from Livescience

California sent fire danger text alert to 12 million people

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Millions of Southern Californians already dealing with a siege of destructive wildfires received an unprecedented text alert warning them to be ready for extreme fire ...

Thu 7 Dec 17 from AP

Los Angeles Fire: Why Southern California Is Burning This Time

Southern California was a tinderbox even before it was a megalopolis. Add urban sprawl and a booming population and you get infernos every year.

Wed 6 Dec 17 from Wired Science

Out of control wildfires force thousands to flee their homes in Southern California

Relentless wildfires in Southern California have forced thousands of people to evacuate and threaten over 12,000 homes. The largest fire, centered around Ventura, has burned over 70,000 acres, ...

Wed 6 Dec 17 from Inhabitat

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