A wildfire in California damages 100 homes and other structures.

About 100 homes and other buildings were destroyed by a wind-driven wildfire in rural Northern California, according to fire officials on Saturday, after thousands of residents were ejected from their homes and at least two people were injured. The Mill Fire began on Friday just before 1 p.m. Weed, a city of about 2,600 people located 250 miles (402 kilometers) north of San Francisco, was the location of the fire's beginning. The Lincoln Heights neighborhood was quickly engulfed in flames, forcing its occupants to run for their lives as a large number of homes burned down. To the Mercy Medical Center Mount Shasta, two people were transported. One was in a stable condition, and the other was moved to the burn unit of the UC Davis Medical Center. According to Phil Anzo, the chief of the Cal Fire Siskiyou Unit, workers worked day and night to safeguard buildings in Weed and the neighboring Carrick Addition neighborhood to the east. There are many factors involved in the Mill Fire, he stated. There are numerous villages and residences there. Firefighters were able to confine 20% of the Mountain Fire, which started Friday night northwest of Weed, because weather conditions improved over night. There had been no reports of casualties or damaged buildings from that incident. Both flames' origins were being looked into. Anzo calculated that the Mill Fire destroyed roughly 100 dwellings and other buildings. Siskiyou County was placed under a state of emergency by Governor Gavin Newsom, who also announced the receipt of a federal funding "to help ensure the availability of crucial resources to suppress the fire." California is experiencing a severe drought as the worst of the fire season approaches. According to scientists, the West has become warmer and drier over the past three decades due to climate change, and this trend will continue to increase weather extremes and the frequency and destructiveness of wildfires. Over the past five years, California has experienced its largest and most destructive wildfire on record. Three significant fires in weed have occurred since 2014. The most recent fire started at Roseburg Forest Products, which manufactures wood products, or close by. Quickly, instructions to evacuate 7,500 persons were issued. When she heard "a tremendous boom" while at home in Lincoln Heights, according to Yvasha Hilliard, she hurried outdoors to find her neighbor's house on fire. She described it as "like flames coming out of the sky." "It was awful." Hilliard said that her house had burned along with others. She said, "We lost everything. The moment "all that smoke was just rolling over toward us," according to Annie Peterson, she was sitting on her porch at home. Her home quickly caught fire, along with about a dozen others..She stated that churchgoers helped her and her wheelchair-bound son escape the building. Her home quickly caught fire, along with about a dozen others. All 23 of the Shasta View Nursing Center's patients had to be evacuated, according to Dr. Director of medicine Deborah Higer. Twenty people visited nearby hospitals, while three slept at her house, which had been furnished with hospital beds. According to Rebecca Taylor, Roseburg's director of communications, a sizable vacant building on the border of the business's land caught fire. She stated that all staff were evacuated without suffering any injuries. According to power firm PacifiCorp, power disruptions that affected 9,000 customers around the time of the fire were reported, and thousands of people continued to be without power well into the night as a result of the wildfire. It was California's third significant wildfire in as many days. The state is currently sweltering in a heat wave that was forecast to cause temperatures to exceed 100 degrees in many places through Labor Day. A fire in eastern San Diego County, close to the Mexican border, where two people were severely burnt, and a fire in Castaic, north of Los Angeles, both required thousands of people to leave on Wednesday. On Friday, all evacuation orders were withdrawn. A little over an hour's drive from the Oregon state line, the Mill Fire was raging. It was only about 30 miles (48 kilometers) southeast of the location of the McKinney Fire, which broke out in late July and was the state's deadliest fire of the year. Numerous homes were destroyed, and four individuals were murdered.

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