23 Aug 2020

At least six people reported dead as wildfires blaze on in California

President Trump has issued a major disaster declaration as thousands of firefighters struggle to contain some of the worst wildfires on record.

Ash and smoke has covered the skyline north of San Francisco – with thousands told to evacuate south of the city as the fires spread.

Forecasters are now warning that more dry lightning and gusty winds could make the situation even worse.