To receive daily emails from Breaking Christian News to your inbox CLICK HERE

SHARE THIS ARTICLE Printer friendly version of this page

Pray for Rain: Wildfires Burn Over Two Million Acres in California, Hundreds of Campers Rescued from Danger Zone

Mark Martin : Sep 8, 2020  CBN News

"The fire just moved so fast, so there was only so much we could do." -Camper fleeing the wildfire

EDITOR'S NOTE: Following a night of high winds, parts of Oregon are experiencing several devastating wildfires as well, which are pouring smoke into the Willamette Valley. Pray for those fighting the fires, those in danger, and for God to send rain with no lightning! -Aimee Herd, BCN

[CBN News] More than two million acres have burned so far this year in California—a record. (Screengrab image: via CBN News)

Wildfires continue to rage across the state, and officials issued a new state of emergency in five counties.

Authorities say over 12,000 firefighters are battling more than 20 major fires in California.

Officials warn conditions could get even worse due to record-breaking heat. Los Angeles County on Sunday hit 121 degrees.

Adding to that were high winds in many areas, which forecasters say could make the fight more difficult.

There's a new state of emergency in Southern California after a wildfire swept across more than 70,000 acres in just days. In some locations, the smoke was so thick that it blocked the midday sun while ash-covered parts of California like blankets of snow.

The so-called "Creek Fire" devoured entire neighborhoods, making streets unrecognizable. (Image: Red Flag Warnings spread up and down the US West Coast /via National Weather Service)

"The fire completely engulfed everything," said one resident.

Over the weekend, hundreds of people tried to escape a popular campsite in the Sierra National Forest as flames surrounded them. Some headed into the water to stay away from the fire.

"The fire just moved so fast, so there was only so much we could do," said a camper.

The National Guard airlifted more than 200 people out of the danger zone and ambulances transported some of them to safety.

Another fire, the "El Dorado Fire," spread to more than 7,000 acres in just hours. Officials report that one was started by fireworks from a gender reveal party. Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here

SHARE THIS ARTICLE Printer friendly version of this page

To receive daily emails from Breaking Christian News to your inbox CLICK HERE

Other Recent Articles from Breaking Christian News

'Repent Tents' and 10-Foot Cross to Be Placed at Tennessee Capitol for Non-Stop Prayer: 'Desperation for God'

'Digital Abomination': Transhumanism, the Creepy New AI Religion and the Globalist Agenda for Your Future

Speaker Pleads Ignorance after Leading Zelensky and Trudeau in Tribute to Nazi SS Soldier

She Wanted to Be a Man From a Young Age and Lived as One for 11 Years: Why Kathy Grace Duncan Detransitioned

Canada's Conservative Party Leader Speaks Out in Favor of Parental Rights, Slams Trudeau for Condemning Million Person March

Report: Baltimore Public School System Producing Little to No Students Proficient in Math

Border Bypass: Biden Admin Lets 221K+ Migrants Fly Directly into the US

Disgusting: Biden Admin Set to Deport German Homeschool Family, While Millions of Illegals Invade America

'God Is Moving': Baptist Church in Kentucky Celebrates 100 Salvations, 46 Water Baptisms

Pro-Life Community in Israel Convenes First National Prayer Gathering to Stop Abortion

Senator Graham to Newsmax: Biden's Venezuelan Work Permits Will Bring 'Another Million' Illegals to US

Democrat US Senator Indicted on Federal Bribery Charges

[Watch] US Rep. Spartz' Fiery Questioning of AG Garland: 'Are You Aware That Americans Are Afraid of Being Persecuted By Their Own Government?'

'Wrong Side of History': Jordan Peterson Slams Trudeau for Condemning Canada's 1 Million March for Kids

Praise The Lord! Alabama's Governor Vows to Fight Jesus-Hating Atheists after Auburn Lawsuit Threats

'God Never Gives Up on You': Max Lucado Reveals He Fought a Secret Battle with Alcohol

Manitoba Churches File Appeal against COVID-Era Worship Restrictions With Supreme Court

Warning from a Mom: 'Don't Let Your Child Fall Prey to a Manufactured Identity Crisis'

Best Buy Employee Allegedly Fired for Voicing Concerns over LGBT 'Training' Videos

Project Veritas Ceases Operations, Lays Off All Remaining Journalists

Search the Articles Archives

Words Posted On:  
Day Month Year

BCN Plus

Follow BCN on Twitter
Are You Praying for Our Government Leaders?
BCN Staff

Steve Shultz
Steve Shultz, Managing Editor
Founder and Owner

Aimee Herd
Aimee Herd, Editor

BCN Plus
Are You Praying for President Trump?

All articles on this site and emails from BCN are copyrighted property of Breaking Christian News. Permission is given to link to, or share a BCN story if proper attribution is given to both the original writer and summarizer of the story. Breaking Christian News 2005-2019. All Rights Reserved.

Breaking Christian News is a division of Elijah List Publications, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Disclaimer: Articles and links, as well as the source articles linked to; do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Breaking Christian News.