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A Northern California fire is growing at a rate of about 80 football fields per minute
"A state of emergency has been declared for Butte County due to the effects of the Camp Fire, which began around 6:30 a.m. Thursday and quickly spread, said the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, known as Cal Fire. By 2:00 p.m. local time, it had grown to 18,000 acres, according to Cal Fire."
...the entire town of Paradise is gone... thousands of buildings / homes (pop. 27k—pretty much everyone who lives there will be displaced)...
Camp Fire devastates Paradise near Chico — hospital, church, businesses, numerous homes burn