Nov 10, 2018

In photos: Woolsey fire wreaks havoc on Southern California

Llamas tied to a lifeguard stand at the beach as the Woolsey fire burns on. Photo: Wally Skalij/The Los Angeles Times via Getty Images

Nearly 250,000 people have been forced to evacuate their homes in Southern California as the Woolsey and Hill fires continue to wreak havoc the region.

The damage: The Woolsey fire, in particular, has covered 35,000 acres, the L.A. Times reports, and is still on the move as it creeps towards the coast through Oak Park and Thousand Oaks sustaining wind gusts up to 50 miles per hour. The fire has taken at least 100 structures, according to the Los Angeles fire chief. Among the damaged structures is Paramount Ranch in Agoura where HBO's "Westworld" has been filmed.

President Trump tweeted his dissatisfaction with the management of California’s forests, Saturday morning, threatening to pull federal funding for the state. He later tweeted a warning to residents of the affected areas, calling on people to “listen to evacuation orders.”

Wind driven flames of the Woolsey Fire moving through Malibu Creek State Park. Photo: David McNew/Getty Images
A deputy retreating from the flames of the Woolsey fire. Photo: David McNew/Getty Images
Flames blowing from homes burned down in the Woolsey fire. Photo: David McNew
Smoke from the Woolsey fire. Photo: September Dawn Bottoms/ SOPA via Getty Images
A traffic jam from citizens evacuating Malibu. Photo: David McNew/Getty Images
Clouds of smoke hovering over the beach in Malibu. Photo: Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images
An owl on the beach as the Woolsey fire burns. Photo: Wally Skalij/The Los Angeles Times via Getty Images

In Northern California, the Camp Fire has destroyed 90% of the homes in the town of Paradise, and at least nine people have been killed.

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