Thursday is anticipated to be the worst day of the wildfire.
Forecasters warn that the worst flames will come soon.
Winds of up to 60 mph are pushing the fire in the direction of the cities of Santa Paula and Ventura.
Cedar shake and shingle roofs are like having a pile of firewood on top of your house.
Environmentalists use endangered species as a pawn in the land management debates.
Wildfires have ravaged Northern California for a week, proving to be the deadliest blazes in state history, with 40 people dead and over 100 injured.
Wildfire is 68 percent contained with 7,000 still away from home.
Latest wildfire to hit California has tripled in size in a day and is only about 10 percent contained.
Erskine fire has killed at least two people and forced thousands to evacuate.
Much of the northern Alberta area under high fire intensity threat despite cooler weather and a chance of rain.
The evacuation from the city of Fort McMurray is the biggest in Alberta's history.
A fast-moving wildfire forced authorities late on Wednesday to evacuate about 4,000 homes in Twisp and Winthrop.