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Acting Gov. Gavin Newsom Declares State of Emergency in LA and Ventura Counties

Acting Gov. Gavin Newsom Declares State of Emergency in LA and Ventura Counties

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The Woosley Fire has now exceeded 14,000 acres, and is continuing to grow at a rapid pace in the Los Angeles and Ventura counties. DUe to the Woosley and Hill Fires, acting Governor, Gavin Newsom has declared a state of emergency in the Los Angeles and Ventura Counties.

So far a total of 88,000 residents have been evacuated from their homes, including 43,000 people from Los Angeles County and 45,000 from Ventura County.

The Woosley Fire has traveled so fast, it even managed to jump the 101 Freeway at Chesboro Road this morning! As a result, the freeway was closed in both directions at Liberty Canyon Road.

Thus far, there has been a reported containment of of 0%, with multiple structures damaged, and several homes ruined in the Oak Park area.

Celebrities such as Lil Pump, have taken to Instagram to do their own live coverage of the fires.

See Instagram post below to see Lil Pump reporting LIVE!