Powerful Wind Fuels California Wildfires, Tens Of Thousands Evacuate | NBC Nightly News

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Nearly 90,000 people in Southern California were forced to evacuate as walls of fire closed in. Fueled by dangerous winds, two young firefighters were critically injured while battling the flames. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNB



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Whipped by catastrophic winds for a second day, the wildfires in southern california sound like a jet engine as they explode across orange county. As massive walls of fire threatened homes, nearly 90 thousand people were forced to suddenly flee flames. I thought the world was ending tonight. Authorities are investigating if electrical equipment may have sparked the fire, it's not the power and siz ...
of these wildfires, but the wind that's causing all of this damage and so much destruction facing some of the most dangerous conditions. This year, two young firefighters were critically injured tonight across the state, 23 million are facing red flag warnings. The winds were, i mean they were whipping, so i can only imagine what it was doing to fan the fire. There is some good news: those erratic and powerful santa ana winds here in southern california are finally starting to ease up a nbc news fans, thanks for checking out our youtube channel subscribe by clicking on that button down here and click on any of the videos over Here to watch, the latest interviews show highlights and digital exclusives thanks for watching.


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