Five people are dead after being burned alive in their cars while trying to escape the deadly blaze that has scorched over 108,000 acres in Southern California.
RadarOnline.com has obtained a shocking video taken by CNN reporter Nick Valencia, showing the aftermath in Paradise Town.
These abandoned and burned out cars shows you what a panic it must have been for residents trying to escape the Camp Fire. Unreal scenes in Paradise, CA, this morning. #CampFire pic.twitter.com/AhBuWzS0Tx
— Nick Valencia (@CNNValencia) November 9, 2018
“These abandoned and burned out cars shows you what a panic it must have been for residents trying to escape the Camp Fire. Unreal scenes in Paradise, CA, this morning,” Valencia wrote alongside the apocalyptic video posted on his Twitter.
After the video was posted, which has gotten more than 266,000 views, the Butte County Sheriff’s office confirmed that five people were found dead inside of their cars alongside the roadway shown in the viral clip.
“The whole town’s on fire,” Paradise councilman Scott Lotter, who evacuated with his family, told the Sacramento Bee yesterday, adding that the scene is “pretty grim.”
Another video that was shared on Instagram showed just how lucky those who escaped were to be alive.
As reported, the camp Fire started early Thursday morning. By Friday, more than 109,000 acres have been obliterated.
According to CalFire, more than 2,000 buildings have been destroyed.
Although it is unclear how many fatalities there are at this point, CalFire also reported that at least three fire fighters have been injured.
Among those forced to evacuate are the entire Keeping up with the Kardashians clan, as well as late King of Pop Michael Jackson’s health-stricken mother, Katherine, 87.
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