Extinguish large-scale forest fires in the history of the American state of California may take time until September.
CNN wrote about this, reports UNN.
Now the area of the fire is already larger than the entire city of Los Angeles. According to the Department of forestry and fire protection state fire has destroyed at least 119 residences.
Firefighters in the state extinguish 15 fires. The Department suggested that the suppression of fires can last until September.
According to the authorities, as of Thursday, the death toll is through the fire element in California has increased to 10 after the accident killed a mechanic of heavy equipment, which was involved in fire suppression “Carr”, writes AFP.
While California Governor Jerry brown announced the state where forest fires have forced to leave their homes for 20 thousand people, a state of emergency, AP reports.
Brown announced this decision on Thursday for the counties of orange and riverside-for a fire in the Cleveland national forest, which is threatening thousands of homes.
Man accused of arson, causing the fire began, will stand trial on Friday.
Recall that in Europe is also plagued by natural fires. In Portugal because of the fires, which began on Friday, August 3, near the town of Monchique, has suffered at least 36 people. Ukrainians urged not to visit the fire covered areas of Portugal.