Scott McLean, another CalFire spokesman, said roughly 40,000 people were under evacuation orders statewide, many from a pair of fires burning close together at the southern end of the Mendocino National Forest.
Dubbed the Eel fire, it started about 3:30 p.m.in the Black Butte River Ranch area.
The 11-day-old Carr Fire, stoked by drought-parched vegetation and triple-digit temperatures, is the most fearsome. "If it does continue, then everybody in the state will be working hard and we're bringing in resources from outside the state", Matlow said. The engine will be able to provide direct fire attack, structure protection, and initial attack operations wherever they are assigned.
Covelo is a highly rural area in northern Mendocino County, east of Highway 101.
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Twin fires also burned in Mendocino and Lake counties, affecting 14 homes and threatened 12,000 more.
After almost a week of burning through Northern California, the Carr fire is already one of the biggest blazes in California's history.
Law enforcement officials said the last four people reported as missing among a list of 20 whose names were published on Tuesday were located safe on Wednesday.
At a state Office of Emergency Services press conference today, Brown said firefighters would have to adapt to increasingly severe wildfires in the years to come because of climate change.
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The two fires have killed eight people, with the Carr Fire alone responsible for six of the deaths.
Thousands of firefighters were struggling Thursday to contain two vast wildfires in California, one of which has become one of the most destructive blazes in the state's history.
"We're being surprised. Every year is teaching the fire authorities new lessons", Governor Jerry Brown told reporters.
The fire is believed to have been started by a malfunctioning vehicle on July 23. High temperatures, low humidity and afternoon winds along with low fuel moistures are aiding large fire growth, fire officials said.
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