We Spent 24 Hours With A California Firefighting Crew (HBO)

This morning, a contract firefighter died in Napa County. His truck rolled over the edge of a steep road as he rushed to get more water to battle the Nuns fire, one of 14 still raging in Northern California. It was the first death of a firefighter and the 41st death overall from wildfires that are among the worst in the state’s history. In eight days, they’ve burned more than 213,000 acres, destroyed close to 5700 structures and forced the evacuations of at least 40,000 people. 11,000 firefighters are still battling the deadly blazes. VICE News spent 24 hours with a crew working around the clock on the northern edge of the Nuns fire. Subscribe to VICE News here: Check out VICE News for more: Follow VICE News here: Facebook:

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Ventura home destroyed in fireball

This is the moment a house in Ventura city, California, collapses after being consumed in a fireball.In the short video, filmed at 1.45am on Tuesday (December 5) by Ventura resident Justin Clarke, a house is ablaze. The roof falls off the…

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Los Angeles Wildfire [NEWS]

Wind-whipped wildfires are continuing to scorch the Los Angeles area, with a trio of existing infernos expanding overnight and a newly ignited blaze forcing evacuations in the upscale Bel Air neighbourhood of Los Angeles. After spending…

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Firefighters battle blaze in smoke filled Ventura County

Footage of fire engines parked on a road in Ventura County, California as over 1000 firefighters work to tackle a huge wildfire. In the video, shot on December 5, the streets of Ventura can be seen filled with smoke rising from the fire…

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