Due to forest fires in California is the coastal city of Malibu, known for her chic villas and beaches, partly evacuated.
The statement applies for the entire area south of highway 101 between Ventura County and Malibu Canyon, and also includes parts of the small city west of Los Angeles, informed the city Friday morning (local time) on its website. At least five people lost their lives.
Large parts of Route 101 in both directions is blocked by the so-called Woolsey-fire. Media reported that at least fifteen houses in the area Oak Park in Ventura County, north of the highway, burned to the ground. Some 75,000 homes in Los Angeles and Ventura County would have to be evacuated.
Residents were calling the roads along the coast to use for evacuation. ‘Canyon roads’ to avoid.
The authorities report that five people are dead found in a burned-out cars, as reported in the American media. According to news channel CNN are already more than 150,000 people evacuated.