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US: Wildfires Rage In California As Emergency Crews ‘Stretched Thin’, Grid Faces Further Rolling Outages

At least two dozen fast-moving wildfires have forced thousands of people in Northern California to flee their homes Wednesday amid the second week of record-setting temperatures

California is under a state of emergency following a two-week heatwave, wildfires, and widespread power outages. 

“Throughout the state of California right now, we are stretched thin for crews” because of the fires, said Will Powers, a state fire spokesman, who was quoted by CBS News

A major wildfire is burning in Solano County, where homes and other structures have been torched. 

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