Heartbreaking images from the wildfires in California show just how destructive they are…
The damage, destruction, and loss of life due to the horrible wildfires in California has been catastrophic. Many people have even been comparing the blaze in California to Armageddon. With hundreds of thousands of acres burnt to a crisp, over 23 people dead, and hundreds more missing these wildfires have been a national tragedy.
According to CNN Money, the property damage from these wildfires will cost $65 Billion in Northern California. The report claims that there are “172,117 homes in the Napa and Santa Rosa regions” that are at risk of wildfire damage.
Daily Mail is reporting that 20,000 people were forced to leave their homes and that there are almost 300 people still missing.
The fires have taken the lives of at least 23 people.
Footage of the aftermath is all over social media:
— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) October 12, 2017
These fires have devastated many families and communities…
The fires in California are so out of control that you can see the blaze by satellite:
NOAA satellite shows wildfires raging in parts of California pic.twitter.com/CPWZNLDTlu
— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) October 10, 2017
Thousands of acres of burnt land can be seen by satellite photos:
Many of the houses were burnt so badly that the only thing left standing was their chimney:
There isn’t just one wildfire either, this fire consists of 22 different fires and is taking over 8,000 firefighters to respond to it:
8,000 firefighters are trying to stop 22 California wildfires from killing more people. Windy conditions are pushing the flames: pic.twitter.com/1tEU0BATM2
— CBS News (@CBSNews) October 12, 2017
What was once a Vineyard in Napa is now engulfed in flames:
The death toll from the blaze is over 23 with hundreds more missing…
WATCH: “It’s just horrible. It’s like Armageddon.” Death toll rises to 23 as California wildfires grow pic.twitter.com/6FP2SXCQV2
— TODAY (@TODAYshow) October 12, 2017
The aftermath of the blaze is absolutely horrifying:
Our coverage on the wildfires in California is not yet complete. Tune in to The Weather Channel throughout the day as we discuss the latest. pic.twitter.com/eGN7QdS7Cb
— The Weather Channel (@weatherchannel) October 11, 2017