[PHOTOS&VIDS] Eyrie San Fran fire images 'like being on Mars' and 'apocalyptic'
Wildfires are running through California.
The fires have been blazing in California since they began on 20 August.
A number of people have been reported dead and thousands of structures have been destroyed.
San Francisco has been affected with residents waking up on Wednesday morning to a city where the sun was blocked out by smoke and ash and haunting red-orange light covered the city.
Reports that lights in homes were on late into the morning.
These pictures from places affected by the California fires are haunting. pic.twitter.com/NAzEdvbKa5— Callsign Jäger (@Operator862) September 9, 2020
Scenes from around San Francisco where dark orange skies are still blanketing the city and region.— Jessica Christian (@jachristian) September 9, 2020
This apocalyptic hue is due to a combination of smoke from various wildfires sitting above the marine fog layer. More here on @sfchronicle https://t.co/eChDMsLZLs pic.twitter.com/VaQlNsML0y
The US state of Oregon is battling record-breaking wildfires, which have destroyed at least five towns.
My thoughts & prayers are with you California! Many people that I love and care about are losing their homes to these fires. Please keep them all in your thoughts and prayers. I lived their for 2years of my life. Im just heart broken to see this happening to the Bay Area/NorCali pic.twitter.com/qbzyPbvFsT— Keith E Donahue (@kdonahue04) September 10, 2020
California firefighter taking a break after battling the Valley Fire for 26 hours straight.— ian bremmer (@ianbremmer) September 9, 2020
Hats off to all the firefighters and first responders out there. pic.twitter.com/8wlrM7YKPs
The Bidwell Bar Bridge is surrounded by fire in Lake Oroville during the Bear fire in Oroville, California, as dangerous wildfires rage across the state. https://t.co/M4BOsrBqY9 pic.twitter.com/fxkevRHuMb— ABC News (@ABC) September 9, 2020
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