Wildfires claim at least 3 more lives, authorities urge evacuations

New video shows the explosive conditions on the front lines of California's wildfires and at least 80 homes have been destroyed in Napa and Sonoma counties.
1:52 | 09/30/20

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Now, to the state of emergency in northern California at this hour. At least three dead now in one of 27 major wildfires. And just remarkable images coming in tonight of a sheriff's lieutenant helping a homeowner with a hose in tt family's yard as that fire moves in. More than 70,000 people forced from their homes tonight. Hundreds of structures already the glass fire racing through wine country and ABC's kayna Whitworth from California again tonight. Reporter: Tonight, new video showing the explosive conditions on the front lines of the glass fire. A sheriff's lieutenant using a garden hose to stop this home from catching fire. Flames now racing through areas that haven't burned in more than a century. This is the kind of terrain that they're dealing with, and what they're doing right now, they're saying they're blackening the line. They're creating a defensive space between the fire and a home that's about 25 yards this way. The fire forcing the entire town of calistoga to evacuate overnight. We moved up here about four years ago and since '17, every year, horrible fires. Reporter: At least 80 homes destroyed in napa and sonoma counties. Iconic wine country destinations not spared, either. Multiple wineries damaged or north of here, in Shasta county, the zog fire chewing through more than 60 square miles, claiming at least three lives. You can see behind me, these are dozers rolling in to help save this vineyard and these homes that are now surrounded by fire. Also, right up here, you can see the helicopter dropping hundreds of gallons of water on this

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