Due to forest fires in California evacuated the resort town of Malibu

The fire has crossed the highway number 101 and moves toward the Pacific coast.

Forest fires in Northern California are gaining scale. The fire started near the town Pulga due to the high temperatures and wind quickly spread around. The fire covered about three hectares, with him struggling about 3.5 thousand firefighters, but due to weather conditions, they are still unable to cope with the elements. It is also reported about a few dead, but the official data has not yet been received. Several people are still missing.

17 thousand homes are under threat of destruction. Completely destroyed the town of Paradise, located in the valley of the mountain slopes, 150 miles North of Sacramento. It lived about 25 thousand people.

At the moment, the state voluntarily left about 160 thousand people. And in the resort city of Malibu, the evacuation of the entire population, which is 15 thousand people, including Hollywood stars, announced local authorities.