Malibu is in flames as two wildfires spread through southern California — here's what it looks like on the ground


Flames are racing along the southern California coastline as firefighters work to contain the fast-moving Woolsey Fire. The blaze has already scorched 14,000 acres on the outskirts of Los Angeles, and the nearby Hill Fire has charred 6,100 acres in Ventura County.
They're just two of thousands of California wildfires  recorded this year. Meanwhile, to the north, the  Camp Fire has killed five people and leveled the entire town of Paradise.
Both of the LA-area fires started Thursday afternoon, and though no deaths have been reported, many people have had to leave behind their beloved pets and homes and flee. 
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The beach city of Malibu is home to about 13,000 people. On Friday, as flames from the Woolsey Fire raced towards the coast, the entire town was forced to evacuate.

Shortly after noon on Friday, the City of Malibu said on its website that the "fire is now burning out of control and heading into populated areas of Malibu. All residents must evacuate immediately."

Source: Business Insider
Stars including Alyssa Milano, Melissa Etheridge, director Guillermo del Toro, and the Kardashian sisters all had to leave their homes in the area.

Milano said she packed up her "kids, dogs, computer," and Doc Marten boots and headed for shelter.
Sources: @Alyssa_Milano , @RealGDT , Business Insider , @metheridge
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