California Wildfires Force Evacuations for More Residents

Gov. Jerry Brown issued a state of emergency as fires continued to threaten thousands of homes.
1:55 | 09/12/15

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moment, Phillip, thank you. We turn now to California where one massive out-of-control wildfire is responsible for burning over 60,000 acres in just the last couple of days. Thousands of homes now threatened. The governor issued a state of emergency and residents have now been told to get out. ABC's aditi Roy is on the front lines in Jackson, California, for us this morning. Hi, aditi. Reporter: Good morning, Paula. Roadblocks like this are everywhere where officials try to keep everyone away from the fire. They're calling the conditions here unprecedented and explosive. Those conditions sparking a state of emergency. Overnight, the butte fire more than 64,000 acres in size, an entire town on edge. Firefighte rninmog as firefighters struggle to get the upper hand. And Serena stunned. An extordirary naupset. Number one ranked tennis star beat been a LG sontho dashing he opr hes for the elusive calendar granola and creating an instant star. Ayod ts iy M Y. Rry,soguys . Was the pressure just too much? Hey, good morning, everybody. Let's get straight to our top story. The new developments in the case of this man, James Blake who Wason hence tbe numr four ranked tennis player in the world. Here's the new video' W Ve property both directions. Reporter: Enough time to take sentimental things but not their birds. They leave not knowing if they'll have a home to come back to.k cause is still under investigation. The heat is expected to last through the weekend. Thank you, aditi. We're thinking about that family this morning.

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