Bass evacuated his family from Paradise and returned to the fire to help rescue several disabled residents, including a man trying to carry his bedridden wife to safety.

Some of the hospital's 'outbuildings, ' such as out-patient clinics caught fire and were damaged but the main hospital was not, said Kinney. "God help us!", Shary Bernacett said.

Farther south in the Los Angeles region, the Woolsey and Hill Fires were whipped up Thursday evening by powerful winds that pushed them through canyons and to the edge of Camarillo Springs and Cal State Channel Islands, both of which were evacuated, according to the Los Angeles Times.

"I'm on the phone crying, talking to my husband, just hoping I can get out of there", she said.


Shari Bernacett said her husband tried to get people to leave the Paradise mobile home park they manage and had minutes to evacuate.

The Camp Fire, burning in Butte County, has forced more than 20,000 Californians to evacuate and burned "multiple" structures, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

By Friday morning, a day after the fire broke out at Pulga Road at Camp Creek Road, firefighters said about 80 percent of the town, population 26,000 was lost.

Another wildfire was burning in southern California, just miles from the scene of a mass shooting Wednesday night that left 12 people dead at a bar and dance hall in the town of Thousand Oaks. He said the fast-moving flames forced fire crews to shelter people at a Walgreens and other locations until flames passed through.

"Those reports have not yet been verified", Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea told a news conference.

Adventist Health Feather River Medical Center and all schools in Paradise Unified School District evacuated due to the blaze.


Video footage taken by ABC Redding affiliate KRCR showed the hospital surrounded by thick smoke as the fire illuminated the darkened sky in the background.

Four hospital employees were briefly trapped in the basement and rescued by California Highway Patrol officers, Kinney said.

Vaughan could hear screams and explosions nearby as she and her husband got in their vehicle and drove away Thursday.

The fire then pushed southward, jumped the wide US 101 freeway before dawn Friday and pushed into the Santa Monica range.

"It's the black of night at 9 a.m.", McClean said.

Fire ripped through residential areas and flames leapt from hospitals and schools, according to a Reuters witness, who saw a auto dealership go up in flames on a street clogged with burned out vehicles and an abandoned police cruiser.


In Ventura County, "Strong Santa Ana winds (are) expected to continue through this morning", the National Weather Service in Los Angeles said on Twitter on Friday.

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