California wildfires scorch an area the size of Los Angeles

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People missing in Shasta County's Carr Fire " Nobody in the fire service, no single agency can cover all the emergencies in their area. The Carr Fire, which ignited last week, has burned more than 115,000 acres.

Redding Police on Tuesday asked for help from the public locating four people who are still missing.

It said: "Throughout the day crews will continue to mitigate spot fire potential across control lines".

Residents returning home Wednesday said they were nervous about what they will find.

The Associated Press writes, "The Lake County seat of Lakeport remained under evacuation orders and was a virtual ghost town, although people were allowed back home in several smaller communities as firefighters shored up containment lines". More than 4,100 firefighters are battling the blaze.

"Fire is a way of life in California".

In General the current forest fires were the sixth-scale destruction in the history of California.

Having torched more than 121,000 sections of land, a territory bigger than New Orleans, the blast was the greatest of 16 noteworthy rapidly spreading fires throughout California and the most impressive of more than 90 crosswise over 13 Western states from Texas to Alaska.

The Eel Fire became the third wildfire in Mendocino County to take off, joining the Mendocino Complex Fires - the names given to the River and Ranch fires that are burning elsewhere in that county - and the Carr Fire that has ravaged Shasta County.

"The winds kicked up, the temperatures kicked up and the humidities went down and then we started getting really erratic fire behavior", said Paul Lowenthal, a spokesman for Cal Fire. Brown said the trend would likely worsen if forecasts by climate scientists come to pass.

"Over a decade or so, we're going to have more fire, more destructive fire, more billions that will have to be spent on it", said Gov.

"We're in for a really rough ride, and it's going to get expensive, it's going to get unsafe", Brown said.

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