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United States of America (the): Wild Fire: 2022/07/22 Country Information on DRR

Period 2022/07/22
Country or District United States of America (the)
Event Type Wild Fire
Outline A fast-moving wildfire in California, Oak Fire continues to grow in size and has now burned 16,791 acres of land. The blaze has forced the evacuation of over 6,000 people, many of whom have been staying in temporary shelters.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Reuters 2022/07/26
Fueled by extreme heat and tinder-dry forests and underbrush, the Oak Fire had consumed 16,791 acres (6,795 hectares) by Monday morning, an increase of 1,200 acres overnight, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire).