AGOURA HILLS, Calif. (CBS News) — Clouds of thick black smoke have engulfed the picturesque California hillsides as wildfires ravage the state. Santa Ana wind gusts started to pick up in Southern California, putting people near the Woolsey Fire on edge. More than 83,000 acres have burned and at least 170 homes were wiped out.
You'll soon see bell ringers with red kettles outside your favorite store this holiday season. The Salvation Army is kicking off it's red kettle campaign to help the needy. Major Carole Abella tells us they need volunteers to ring those bells.
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — As wildfires continued to rage on both ends of California, officials released another grim statistic: six more dead in a swath of Northern California wiped out by fire, raising the death toll there to 29. It matched California's record for deaths in a single fire.