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SUNDAY, BUT WITH THIS NEW SPOT FIRE, DO YOU THINK IT MIGHT HAVE AN EFFECT ON CONTAINMENT? DOES THE FIRE SCENE LARGE ENOUGH TO CHANGE PLANS? >> I’M NOT SURE AT THIS POINT, THIS IS SOMETHING THAT WOULD COME THROUGH VENTURA COUNTY FIRE BUT WE DO HAVE A WEBSITE THAT PEOPLE CAN CHECK, THE EMERGENCY.COM FOR UPDATED INFORMATION REGARDING THE FIRE, EVACUATION AND ROAD CLOSURE >> TO IMPLEMENT WITH THE VENTURA COUNTY SHERIFFS DEPARTMENT, WE APPRECIATE YOU SPEAKING WITH US OUR HEARTS GO OUT TO ALL OF YOUR FIRST RESPONDERS AND ALL THE ENTIRE DEPARTMENT DEALING WITH SO MUCH RIGHT NOW THANK YOU FOR SPEAKING WITH US WE WANT TO BRING BACK IN DANIEL CHRIS SHE IS MONITORING THE SITUATION >> WINDS ARE STRONG THROUGH THIS AREA GUSTING AT 45 RIGHT NOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY 10% I DO HAVE A LITTLE MAP THAT I JUST MADE THAT WILL SHOW YOU WHERE THIS STARTED BEHIND SHERWOOD, I MENTIONED CARLISLE CANYON, A LOT THAT’S WHERE THIS BEGAN THIS IS BEHIND FULLY SHERWOOD AREA IF I ZOOM OUT, YOU CAN SEE POTRERO ROAD, CONNECTS THE NEWBERRY PARKSIDE TO THE WEST VILLAGE SIDE CANDACE IS THE POTRERO A LOT OF POPULAR HIKING TRAILS BACK THERE FROM WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE, IT LOOKS LIKE THIS IS MOVING MORE TOWARD THE CHANNEL ISLANDS AREA I HAVE SOME FRIENDS IN THE AREA WHO HAVE BEEN WATCHING IT, TOO THIS IS REALLY AN AREA KIND OF BEHIND HIDDEN VALLEY HORSE FINDS THAT LINE P YOU’VE , FIRST EARLIER, YOU’RE AT A BURNED-OUT AREA NOW WITH THIS SPOT FIRE, MORE THAN 50 ACRES LARGE, YOU’VE BEEN INTERVIEWING RESIDENTS WHO WERE EVACUATING ALL OVER AGAIN HOW IS IT LOOKING NOW? >> SO MANY OF THEM GOT THE TEXT THAT THEY COULD COME BACK THE OTHER ON THEIR PHONES AND THEN NOW ARE TURNING RIGHT BACK AROUND LET’S GIVE YOU A LOOK FIRST AT THE HILLSIDE BEHIND US WE ARE IN THE HEAVEN VALLEY SIDE THAT’S THE SMOKE RISING FROM T THE IT’S BEEN UNDERWAY FOR MORE THAN AN HOUR NOW A VERY SERIOUS FARE DC-10 STOPPING, HELICOPTERS UP THERE DROPPING BOTH RETARDED AND WATER ON THIS TRYING TO GET THE UPPER HAND JOINING US LIVE NOW IS ALEX GOODWIN, VALLEY CREDITS IN IT A BUSINESS YOU BUY, A PLACE WHERE YOU ARE, YOU SAID YOU JUST WERE, YOU GOT THE ALERTNESS MONEY YOU COULD COME BACK >> CAME BACK IN, THOUGHT EVERYTHING WAS DONE AND WENT TO WORK THIS MORNING, MET ALL MY COLLEAGUES, STANDING LOOKING AT THE WINNING I CAME TO GET MORE MASKS FOR THE OFFICE AND I SAW THIS AND WE SHD EVACUATE >> YOU ALSO LIVE IN THIS COMMUNITY >> YES IT’S TERRIBLE WITHOUT THE DANGER WAS DONE AND CAME BACK THINKING IT WAS SAFE, WE GOT THE ALERT SING THE EVACUATION WAS OVER AND THEN THIS >> WOMEN WHO ARE PREGNANT THERE, CONCERNED ABOUT THE SMOKE, THERE ARE SOME CONCERNS, THERE WERE EVEN BEFORE THE SQUARE >> WE HAVE A COUPLE OF DIFFERENT PREGNANT WOMEN IN THE OFFICE I WAS GETTING MORE MASKS, THEY HAVE SOME BUT IT IS CONCERNING THE LAST THING WHEN MY COLLEAGUES SAID, SHE’S GOT FOUR SETS OF LUNGS SHE NEEDS TO PROTECT SHE IS DEEPLY CONCERNED >> WHAT ABOUT YOUR FAMILY? HAVE YOU BEEN IN TOUCH? >> IT’S IT’S TOUGH TO RESPOND TO EVERYBODY I SEE ON THE NEWS AND IT LOOKS AS BAD AS IT DOES ON TV IT’S UNBELIEVABLE >> WHAT DID IT LOOK LIKE OUT HERE INITIALLY WHEN THE HILL FIRE ROARED THROUGH? >> WELL, THE SMOKE IS UNDESCRIBABLE YOU SEE FLAMES, YOU’RE DRIVING AROUND, THERE IS FLAMES ON BOTH SIDES LITERARY SURROUNDING US, SURROUNDING THE HOUSE AND CAR IT’S LIKE ON THE GARDEN UNDESCRIBABLE >> IF YOU WANT TO TURN AROUND, WALK AND SHOW THE CLOSURE HERE IN THE STREET, WHILE WE CONTINUE TO TALK WITH YOU THIS AREA CLOSED OFF, WE’VE GOT POLICE HERE, IS THIS A PROBLEM FOR YOU GETTING BACK TO YOUR WORK? WHAT IS GOING ON WITH YOUR COLLEAGUES? >> GOOD QUESTION THEY BEEN CLOSING ROADS QUICKLY I’VE BEEN TRYING TO FIND WAYS BACKGROUND THE POLICE AND FIREMEN ARE DOING A GREAT JOB MAKING SURE ANYBODY IS SAFE >> EVERYBODY THINKS GIVING OUT TO THESE FIREFIGHTERS NOW THIS >> IT’S TRUE THEY’VE DONE AN AMAZING JOB I SAW THREE OF THEM COME IN FOR LUNCH I BOUGHT THE MUCH , WE CAN BE MORE GRATEFUL TO THE JOB THEY BEEN DOING >> SO MANY OUT HERE WE WERE COVERING IN THE OAKS AREA TRYING TO GET THE POWER BACK ON THEY WERE OUT THERE DOING THAT WHEN SUDDENLY, THIS HAPPENED, EVERYONE TURNED AROUND AND STARTING RACING HERE >> IT’S AMAZING THE RESPONSE THEY ARE DOING, STAYING OUT OF THE WAY

WE WERE TOLD, EVACUATE CLEAR THE SPACE SO THEY CAN OPERATE AND DO THEIR JOB >> WHERE ARE YOU NOW? YOU BEEN WATCHING YOUR PHONE >> AND TRYING TO SEE EVERYONE BACK IN THE OFFICE SHALL BE OR NOT WE HAVE A COUPLE OF DIFFERENT PREGNANT WOMEN WE ARE LOOKING ABOUT THE AIR, TO SEE IF IT’S SAFE TO BREATHE THE AIR >> THANKS FOR JOINING US YOU’RE GIVING ANOTHER LOOK AT THE HILLSIDE UP ABOVE WE HAVE LOTS OF FOLKS COMING IN HERE YOU EVER L.A. FD HAD ON ARE YOU WITH THE FIRE TO PERMIT? >> I AM RETIRED >> WHAT YOU THINK ABOUT WHAT IS GOING ON? >> I AM OPTIMISTIC TRYING TO STOP IT AT PONY MOUNTAIN AND YOU CAN SEE THE DC-10 THAT WENT THROUGH, THE JET I DON’T KNOW WHAT HE CARRIES BUT THIS GUY CARRIES ABOUT 2500 GALLONS HE’S DROPPING RETARDED, WHICH IS SPOTS CHECK, I’M OPTIMISTIC HIS JOB IS NOT TO PUT OUT THE FIRE, CREATE A FUEL BREAK >> DOCTORS ABOUT THIS THERE’S A LOT OF VERY GREEN LUSH FUEL UP THERE >> TYPICAL CHEVRE WHAT I’M OPTIMISTIC ABOUT IS MOST OF THE NORTH FACING SLOPE ON SECOND CANYON WAS BURNED ABOUT FIVE YEARS AGO THAT CREATES A NATURAL FUEL BREAK IT GREATLY DIMINISHES THE AMOUNT OF FUEL ON THE GROUND THAT CAN BURN YOU CAN SEE THE AREAS RIGHT THERE DC-10 WHAT HE DOES IS, WHEN HE DROPS HIS WHEELS, THAT TELLS EVERYBODY HE IS ON HIS FINAL APPROACH >> I’M SORRY, DID HE ALREADY, WE’RE ABOUT TO SEE HIM DROP >> THAT’S HIS LEAD PLANE THAT’S NOT ELITE PLANE THAT’S A C47 OR — >> WE’VE BEEN WATCHING DROPS THE HILL WAS PAINTED WITH RED RETARDED >> IT’S INCREDIBLE, THE TECHNOLOGY THEY COME UP WITH IN THE LAST TEN YEARS THE CAPACITY >> DO YOU LIVE NEARBY? >> 310th OF A MILE FROM HERE >> HOW DID YOU REALIZE THERE WAS A FLAREUP? >> MY DAUGHTER CALLED ME SHE SAID TO LOOK OUT THE WINDOW I SAID, OKAY AT THAT POINT, ECONOMIC EUROPE AND I’VE GOT SOME FUSES IN MY CAR, WE ARE GOING TO BACKFIRE OUR PROPERTY THERE IS A PROPERTY ON COMSTOCK, IS OWNED BY A FIREMAN I’M AN ENVELOPE WE ARE NOT GOING TO AT THIS PLACE FOR NOW IF WE HAVE TO, YOU’LL GO UP IN THE ATTIC’S KNOCKDOWN THE SPARKS AS THEY COME THROUGH THE VENTS I’VE SEEN WORSE THOUGH ABOUT 15 YEARS AGO, HE CAME DOWN TO THE BRUSH IN THE OPEN SPACE BEHIND OUR HOUSES SO WHAT I’M EXPECTING, IT WILL BURN THE OCEAN LIKE THEY ALL DO THE WINDS WILL CHANGE, THE WINDS WILL COME ON SURE AND I WOULD NOT EXPECT IT WILL ALL PEOPLE NOW >> YOU’RE WITH THE ALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT? >> YES, 30 WEEKS — 30 YEARS IN TWO WEEKS >> THEY ARE DOING A GREAT JOB THEY HAVE GOT TO BE EXHAUSTED >> IF YOU NOTICE, THEY’VE GOT A FUEL BREAK IN HERE YOU SEE THE DIFFERENCE IN — TWO WEEKS AGO, IT IS A PATIENT OF A FIRE, THAT WILL HELP US A LOT THAT DC-10, HE CAN GO THROUGH HERE AND DROP HIS RETARDED, KNOCKDOWN THE FIRE BEFORE IT GETS THERE >> IF YOU CAN PAN DOWN, WE CAN SHOW THEM FUEL BREAK WE ARE TALKING ABOUT THIS WAS TWO WEEKS AGO HE IS TELLING US — >> THEY CUT IT ALL DOWN A FRESH BREAK IN LIGHT OF THE FIRE, BURNING A VERY SMART MOVE NEIGHBORHOOD JUST BEHIND US >> THEY ARE GOING IN FOR A JOB NOW HE’S PROBABLY HITTING THE TOP OF THE MOUNTAIN >> PETER, SUZANNE >> WE ARE SO IMPRESSED WITH THIS GENTLEMAN YOU ARE SPEAKING WITH THE FACT THAT HE IS SO KNOWLEDGEABLE AND A FIREFIGHTER HIMSELF THE FACT THEY CREATED THAT FUEL, TWO WEEKS AGO THE TIMING COULDN’T BE BETTER >> WE GOT LUCKY >> I WANTED TO MAKE SURE, I WAS STILL CONNECTED TO YOU WE’VE HAD SELF-SERVICE ISSUES IN THIS AREA I WANTED TO MAKE SURE YOU ARE STILL HERE LET ME BRING IT BACK IN THEY ARE IMPRESSED WITH THE FACT THAT THIS WAS DONE HAVE THE FIREFIGHTERS HAVE BEEN DOING OTHER AREAS WORK? >> WE THINK THE STATE PARKS SYSTEM DID THIS IT WAS A SMART MOVE THEY ARE TACIT GETTING A SM SMALL — A FIRE THIS IS THE FIRST TIME THEY DID THIS IT’S SUPERSMART THIRTY YEARS, THIS IS GOING TO GO TO THE OCEAN AND TURN AROUND AND COME BACK AT US MOST OF THIS AREA WAS BURNED FIVE TO TEN YEARS AGO I’M OPTIMISTIC THAT THEY CAN KEEP IT OUT OF THE HOUSE IS IN THIS AREA >> IF YOU CAN SHOW THEM HOW CLOSE WE ARE TO HOUSES THIS IS A BIG COMMUNITY >> 12000 PEOPLE BETWEEN HERE IN THE NEXT MOUNTAIN RANGE THIS IS WHAT THEY CALL YOU BACK PARK

>> WE’VE BEEN SAYING HIDDEN VALLEY >> THIS IS PATROL ROAD, HIDDEN VALLEY IS, IF YOU GO THROUGH UP THIS ROAD FOR 2 MILES, THEN YOU GET TO HIDDEN VALLEY THAT’S A LARGE KCAL PARCELS UP THERE >> RIGHT HERE, VERY PARK >> TECHNICALLY, SINCE ZIP CODE IS US BUT RESIDENTS WISE, THIS IS CONSIDERED IT TO BE VERY PARK AND THAT IS HIDDEN VALLEY >> BOTH COMMUNITIES IMPACTED BY THIS NOW WHAT ELSE CAN YOU TELL US ABOUT HOW FAR AWAY YOU THINK THIS HIRE IS? NOW, I DON’T SEE AS MUCH OF THE SMOKE OVERHEAD >> THIS FIRE IS PROBABLY ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF WHAT WE CALL BLUE CANYON WHAT HAPPENS IS, YOU HAVE A CORRAL CANYON, WHICH COMES UP AND MAKES A CONNECTION WITH THE UPPER PART OF SIGMA SO YOU HAVE SIGMA THAT DRAINS DOWN THE OCEAN, ABOUT 8 MILES AND THEN ON THE OTHER SIDE OF SIGMA, YOU HAVE BLUE CANYON AND THIS FIRE APPEARS TO BE IN WHAT IS BLUE CANYON WE HAD AN OPPORTUNITY TO DRIVE THE ROAD TWO DAYS AGO WE DROVE FROM HERE DOWN TO THE BEACH JUST DOING A RECONNAISSANCE WE GOT THROUGH A COUPLE OF CHECKPOINTS AND THAT KIND OF STUFF I’M OPTIMISTIC >> TALK TO US ABOUT THE WINDS WE ARE EXPERIENCING NOW WHAT IMPACT THIS IS HAVING ON THE FIRE? >> WHAT HAPPENS IS, I SAW THIS ON THE NINTH YOUR FIRE WILL GET AT THE BOTTOM OF THESE WHAT WE CALL SHEETS THEN IT PREHEAT THE BRUSH TECHNICALLY, BRUSH IT SO HOT IT PUTS OFF THE GAS IN THE GAS LIGHTS THAT’S WHAT YOU’RE CONCERNED ABOUT YOU CERTAINLY DON’T WANT TO BE HAVE A SPOT FIRE BELOW YOU BETWEEN YOU AND THE FIRE THAT WILL SUDDENLY IGNITE AND TAKE OUT THE WHOLE SLOPE IN FIVE MINUTES >> THANK YOU SO MUCH GET YOUR NAME >> MIKE DONE >> ELLIE FD FIRED RETIRED APPRECIATE IT BACK TO YOU >> OUR BEST TO HIM WHAT A COMPELLING INTERVIEW YOU DISCOVER 12000 PEOPLE IN THAT PARK IT WAS INTERESTING TO HEAR HE ALSO SAID, 2500 GALLONS OF CHECK INSIDE THE DC-10 THAT DROPS YOU CAN SEE THERE, ALL OF THAT CHECK ON THE FIRE FUEL BREAK CREDIBLE INFORMATION HE HAD >> HE TALKED ABOUT THE STATE PARKS DOING FIRE BREAKS A COUPLE OF WEEKS AGO WE SAW THAT OPEN FIELD WHERE IT LOOKS LIKE THE CUTDOWN OF BRUSH PREPARATION OF A DEVASTATING FIRE SEASON LOOK WHERE WE ARE >> WANT TO BRING IN CANDACE, LIVE IN NEWBERRY PARK RIGHT NOW WHAT CAN YOU TELL US? >> WHEN WE DROVE UP, WE CAN SEE THIS FIRE, THE PLUME OF SMOKE FOR MILES AROUND IT’S A LOT OF PEOPLE HE LIVES IN NEWBURYPORT ENOUGH UP FROM THE FIRE IS BURNING JOSÉ, TELL ME HOW YOU FOUND, THE FIRE >> MY WIFE AND I, WE WENT FOR BREAKFAST THIS MORNING, EVERYTHING WAS CALM WE WERE CELEBRATING AFTER SO MANY DAYS OF BIAS THINGS WERE GETTING BACK TO NORMAL ALL OF A SUDDEN, WE WERE BACK AT IT WE WERE BACK HOME, BOTH OF OUR KIDS WERE HOME, BECAUSE THEY DON’T HAVE SCHOOL THIS WEEK WE JUST STOPPED BACK FOR A FEW MINUTES THIS IS IMPRESSIVE TO SEE ALL THIS SMOKE >> IT’S BEEN A TRYING LAST SEVERAL FEW DAYS AND YOU GUYS WERE OUT TO CELEBRATE AND NOT HAVING TO DEAL WITH THIS IT SEEMS LIKE WE CAN’T GET A BREAK >> YES IT’S TERRIBLE FOR OUR COMMUNITY, AFTER WHAT HAPPENED ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT ALL THIS, WE ARE NOT GETTING A BREAK WE ARE SEEING THE BEST OF OUR COMMUNITY BECAUSE WE CAN SEE EVERYBODY IS GETTING TOGETHER, EVERYBODY IS HELPING OUT OTHER CHURCHES GETTING TOGETHER IN THE COMMUNITIES EVERYBODY IS GETTING CLOSER I THINK IT ISN’T TIMES LIKE THIS, THE COMMUNITY GETS TESTED AND WE ARE SO GLAD TO SEE OUR COMMUNITY HAS SHOWN ITS BEST AND EVERYBODY >> WE ARE JUST SOUTH OF THE 1001 OFF OF POTRERO THIS IS NEAR SYCAMORE CANYON, WHERE THERE IS A LOT OF HIKING TRIPS, YOU’VE BEEN IT’S HEARTBREAKING TO SEE THIS HAPPEN IN AN AREA WHERE SO MANY PEOPLE SPEND THEIR OUTDOOR TIME HERE >> THEY COME BY HERE, SO MANY PEOPLE HIKING, BIKING, ESPECIALLY THE WEEKENDS SUCH A BEAUTIFUL PLACE TO COME WITH THEIR FAMILIES AND FRIENDS IT’S HEARTBREAKING TO SEE WHAT IS TAKING PLACE WE HAVE A LOT OF HOPE THAT THIS WILL NOT BE AFFECTED, AS WE ARE SEEING NOW, THE WIND IS BLOWING,

I WOULD SAY THE RIGHT DIRECTION AWFULLY, WE ARE SAFE AFTER TODAY >> YOU ARE SAFE SO FAR YOU ARE NOT UNDER EVACUATION ORDERS YOU ARE A COUPLE OF MILES AWAY >> WE LIVE CLOSER TO THE FR FREEWAY, AT THIS POINT, EVERYBODY IS SAFE >> YOU SPENT A LOT OF TIME OUT HERE FOR PEOPLE WHO HAVEN’T BEEN, WHAT IS IT LIKE? WHAT IS THE TERRAIN LIKE? THERE ARE AREAS OF GREEN BUT THERE IS A LOT OF DRIVE BRUSH OUT THERE, TOO >> THE CONDITIONS HAVE CHANGED OVER THE YEARS THE DROP, SEVERAL OF THE YEARS, NOT A LOT OF RAIN WE SEE A LOT OF DRY AND BRUSH ALL OVER THE PLACE FORTUNATE ENOUGH, FOR THE LAST FIVE TO SIX YEARS, WE WERE NOT AFFECTED IT HAPPENED THIS TIME, IT’S UNBEARABLE THE RESULTS OF THIS FIRE >> ARE YOU PREPARED IF WE DO GET A DRASTIC CHANGE IN THE WINDS? HAVE YOU THOUGHT ABOUT YOUR PLAN IN CASE YOU DO EVACUATE? >> ABSOLUTELY FOR THE LAST COUPLE OF DAYS, WE TOOK MY KIDS OUT OF HIGH SCHOOL, WE’VE BEEN TALKING ABOUT IT EVERY DAY WE ARTY KNOW WHAT WE NEED TO DO AND IF WE NEED TO GO WHAT WE HAVE IN PLACE I ARTY HAVE EVERYTHING, I HOME, IT WILL JUST TAKE A COUPLE OF MINUTES TO TO PUT EVERYTHING IN THE TRUCK >> GLAD YOU HAVE A PLAN THANK YOU FOR SPEAKING WITH US AGAIN, THAT’S WHAT WE ARE HEARING PEOPLE COMING OUT TO TAKE IT ALL IN LOOKING AT ALL OF THE SMOKE JOSÉ THOUGHT HE WAS ON A BREAK, THINGS WERE STARTING TO COME DOWN AND THEN WE SEE THIS FIRE BREAK OUT AT THIS POINT, IT’S ATTRACTING PEOPLE WE HAVE SEEN SEVERAL OF THESE AIRCRAFT SPOTTER AIRCRAFT AS WELL AS CHOPPERS, SURVEYING THE AREA WE HAVEN’T SEEN WATER DROPS FROM OUR SITE THE SMOKE, AT LEAST FOR THE LAST TEN, 20 MINUTES HAS BEEN WHITE ANYTHING, WHEN WE PULLED UP, ABOUT AN HOUR AGO, WE SAW A LOT OF BLACK SMOKE THAT HAS SHIFTED A LITTLE BIT WE ARE SEEING MORE WHITE SMOKE IT’S A GOOD SIGN IT DOES APPEAR THAT THE WIND IS FLOWING, NOT AS STRONG, NOT AS ERRATIC AS WE’VE SEEN SO HOPEFULLY THAT IS HELPING FIREFIGHTERS BATTLE THIS PLACE >> AS YOU BEEN SPEAKING ABOUT DOING DROPS, WE SAW A BEAUTIFUL JOB ON CREATING A BREAK ON ONE SIDE OF THE FIRE IT DOES, IT TOUCHES YOU TO HEAR FROM PEOPLE WHO EVACUATED THEY WERE AT PANERA BREAD CELEBRATING CLASS I THEY IT’S HARD NOT TO BE ABLE TO GO BACK HOME AFTER ALL THESE DAYS IF YOU DO HAVE A HOME TO RETURN TO, WITHIN A HALF HOUR OF BEING AN OUNCE, 50 ACRES BURNED OVER ROCKY STEEP TERRAIN LOTS OF VEGETATION TO PRINT THERE WINDY CONDITIONS ARE NOT HELPING THOSE AIR ATTACKS ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE THE FIRE DEPARTMENT TOLD US THAT AIR RESOURCES ARE ABLE TO BE MOVED QUICKLY THEY SAY OTHER SECTIONS OF THE FIRE THAT THEY ARE BATTLING ARE FINE THEY ARE STAFFED COMPLETELY THEY HAVE BEEN ABLE TO RELIEVE CREWS OFFSHOOT OF THE WOOLSEY FIRE THIS MORNING, IT BURNED OVER 90000 ACRES 35% CONTAINMENT AND THEY ANNOUNCED THAT THE EXPECTED CONTAINMENT OF THE FIRE MOVED FROM THURSDAY TO SUNDAY WE HAVE ANOTHER PICKUP TODAY ONE YESTERDAY, TODAY’S SEEMS MUCH WORSE >> IT DOES LOOK LIKE THE AIR DROPS ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE WE AREN’T SEEING AS MANY CLAIMS AS WE SAW ABOUT A HALF HOUR AGO A LOT MORE WHITE SMOKE WHICH IS A GOOD SIGN THE WOOLSEY FIRE, IT’S BURNED AT LEAST 400435 STRUCTURES IT’S WORTH REPEATING MANDATORY EVACUATIONS ARE IN EFFECT FROM MALIBU, HIDDEN HILLS, CALABASAS, OAK PARK AND PARTS OF THOUSAND OAKS AND WESTLAKE VILLAGE HOWEVER, EVACUATIONS HAVE BEEN LIFTED FOR OTHER PARTS OF WESTLAKE VILLAGE CERTAINLY, WITH THE SITUATION, THIS FLAREUP RIGHT NOW, THAT’S STILL TENUOUS AS WE HEARD, THEY MAY CHANGE THAT TO KEEP PEOPLE PROTECTED NOW THAT THERE IS MORE RISK WANT TO BRING IN DANIEL COURSE IT LOOKS LIKE THINGS ARE IMPROVING >> I THINK THIS FIRE IS ACTUALLY PUSHING SOUTH AND WEST MORE AWAY FROM THE LAKESHORE CARLISLE CANYON AREA I DO WANT TO WARN YOU, WE STILL HAVE LAKE ROUGH CONDITIONS OUT THERE BUNNY MOUNTAIN, THE SITE STILL REPORTING WIND GUSTS OUT OF THE NORTHEAST WINDSOR SUSTAINED AT 31 AND 10% RELATIVE HUMIDITY THIS MAP LOOKING AT RIGHT NOW, THIS IS WHERE THE FIRE BEGAN BEHIND THE LAKESHORE WOULD AREA THEN STAYED BEHIND HIDDEN VALLEY AND WHERE CARA AND CANDACE ARE NOW, THEY ARE IN THE NEWBURY PARK AREA

POTRERO ROAD CONTENT THIS TO NEWBURY PARK, NEWBURY PARK CLOSE TO HER THEY ARE NOW HIKING TRAILS THAT THE GENTLEMAN WAS TALKING ABOUT THIS FIRE DOES LOOK TO BE MOVING BEHIND THOSE INTO THE HILLS IT’S MOVING AWAY FROM THE LAKESHORE WOULD AREA RIGHT NOW AWAY FROM THE HIDDEN VALLEY AREA A LOT OF PEOPLE WATCHING FROM THERE CONCERNED NO IT DOES RIGHT NOW, LOOKS LIKE IT’S MOVING AWAY >> THERE ARE MULTIPLE AREAS THAT ARE EVACUATING RIGHT NOW CARLISLE CANYON, LAKESHORE AND THE BUNNY MOUNTAIN AREA EVERYBODY FROM EVERY FIRE CREW THAT WE TALKED TO HAS SAID, IF IT DOES FEEL LIKE THE FIRE IS THREATENING YOUR AREA, IT’S BETTER TO GET OUR EARLIER TAKE WHAT YOU NEED YOUR MEDICATIONS IS THE NUMBER ONE THING THAT GROUND FROM OUR STATION HAVE WITNESSED PEOPLE REGRET BASIC ESSENTIALS LIKE MEDICATIONS THINGS YOU NEED FOR YOUR HELP >> IF THERE’S ONE THING WE HAVE HEARD, OVER AND OVER AGAIN, THEY WISH THEY WOULD HAVE GOTTEN OUT EARLIER IT’S NEVER TOO EARLY TO EVACUATE >> BEFORE US, GREG, WHAT CAN YOU SEE? >> PETER, THINGS LOOK GREAT FROM WHERE WE ARE I AM ON LOANS SPRINGS DRIVE THAT IS THE STREET RIGHT HERE SAGE COURT RIGHT HERE, BE DUTIFUL BLUE SKY NOT TERRIBLY FAR AWAY FROM CHARLOTTE WE HAVE HAD BLUE SKIES RIGHT HERE THESE PEOPLE ARE THE PART OF CALABASAS WHERE THEY HAVE BEEN ALLOWED TO COME BACK THEY ARE VERY HAPPY TO BE BACK HERE BUT THEY ARE I TELL YOU WHAT, YOU’VE NEVER SEEN SO MANY CARS AND DRIVEWAYS AS WE ARE SEEING HERE PEOPLE ARE HERE THEY ARE GOING TO WORK TODAY THEY KNOW THINGS ARE, STICKING AROUND, ADULTS HERE HAPPY TO BE HOME WE TALKED TO A FEW OF THEM IT LOOKS LIKE IT’S BACK TO NORMAL HERE IT IS NOT WE TALKED TO PEOPLE AMONG ONE WOMAN SAID, SHE LOOKED AT 2:00 O’CLOCK IN THE MORNING FRIDAY MORNING SHE WAS SCARED TO DEATH SHE WAS ALSO VERY SCARED THAT SHE WAS GOING TO LOSE HER HOUSE TODAY’S, THERE’S A HOUSE RIGHT THERE, SHE DIDN’T KNOW IF HER HOUSE WAS STILL PENDING UNTIL SOMEBODY WAS ABLE TO FIND IT AND SAY YES, YOUR HOUSE IS OKAY SHE KNEW ABOUT THAT BUT SHE JUST GOT BACK AND NOW SHE IS HOUSING A FRIEND, ANOTHER CALABASAS RESIDENT THIS WOMAN, HER NAME IS RITA SHE AND HER FAMILY FIRST WERE EVACUATED LAST THURSDAY THEY WENT TO WESTLAKE VILLAGE THEN, THEY WERE EVACUATED THERE ABOUT FOUR HOURS LATER THEN SHE WENT TO MOORPARK THEN SHE CAME HERE AND NOW SHE IS BACK WITH A FRIEND IN ANOTHER PART OF CALABASAS WHERE THE EVACUATION ORDERS WERE LIFTED EVACUATION ORDERS FOR HER, RITA, ARE STILL IN PLACE THE DEAL HERE, THIS ENTIRE AREA, WE ARE JUST OFF LAW’S FOR JUDAS MAYBE ABOUT 200, 300 YARDS NEXT TO MALIBU STATE PARK EVERYTHING IS BURNED ALL THE WAY AROUND THIS NEIGHBORHOOD THUS THE DANGER THEY WERE IN FIREFIGHTERS WERE SUCCESSFUL AS YOU CAN SEE, KEEPING THESE HOMES SAFE THEY ARE THRILLED ABOUT THAT THIS AREA WAS DEFINITELY THREATENED THEY UNDERSTOOD WHY THEY WERE EVACUATED SOME PEOPLE HAVE BEEN NOMADS HOUSE TO HOUSE TO HOUSE THIS IS BEEN DIFFICULT ON THE FAMILIES IT CONTINUES AS WE HAVE BEEN SEEN ON THE VIDEO WITH THE FIRE THAT SPARKED A LITTLE WHILE AGO RIGHT HERE, RIGHT NOW THEY FEEL PRETTY MUCH SAFE HERE IN THIS PART OF CALABASAS OTHER PARTS OF CALABASAS ARE STILL UNDER EVACUATION ORDERS >> IS HAS SOMETHING FOR YOU HAVE KIDS CRAVING NORMALCY AND CREATING, CRAVING THERE REACHING BACK HOW UPSETTING FOR YOUNG CHILDREN OR EVEN TEENAGERS, TO BACK UP THEIR BELONGINGS AND MOVE HOUSE TO HOUSE NOW WE HAVE MORE NEIGHBORHOODS THIS MORNING THAT ARE EVACUATING AGAIN SOME NEIGHBORHOODS THAT WERE EVACUATED BEFORE THE HIDDEN VALLEY AREA, CARLISLE CANYON, LAKESHORE AND BONEY MOUNTAIN AREA THAT WAS ABOUT, A LITTLE OVER AN HOUR AGO WHEN WE SAW THE FIRST EVACUATION WE DO KNOW THAT THE FLAMES HAVE SHIFTED A LITTLE BIT THEY HAVE BEEN PUT OUT IN A LOT OF AREAS WE ARE SEEING THE SMOKE TURNED WHITE AN HOUR AGO, WAS SICK, BLACK SMOKE HAVE THE WIND CHANGED THERE AT ALL? >> NOT VERY MUCH THE BIGGEST DIFFERENCE WE HAVE SEEN, THE AIR ATTACKS HAVE BEEN REALLY HELPFUL BONEY MOUNTAIN IS AN AREA WITH A CLOSE TO HEAR WINDS STILL ARE CONSTANTLY GOING 45 MILES AN HOUR OUT OF THE NORTHEAST

WINDS HAVE NOT REMOVED AGAIN, THE ATTACK FROM THE AIR HAS BEEN HELPFUL HERE THEN THIS IS JUST REALLY A ROUGH AREA IT WAS KIND OF BEHIND THE SHERBET AREA PEOPLE WERE REPORTING THEY CAN SEE FLAMES FROM LAKESHORE IT WE WERE CONCERNED AND OTHER POINT, THAT WOULD HAVE MEANT THE FIRE WAS GOING AGAINST THE WIND THE LAST FEW DAYS, WE HAVE SEEN THAT NOW, IT DOES LOOK LIKE THIS FIRE IS MOVING AWAY FROM SHERWOOD AND HIDDEN VALLEY KEEP IN MIND, THEY ARE NOT ABLE TO GET A HANDLE ON THIS, LOOKS LIKE THEY ARE BUT IF NOT, THIS WOULD PUSH THE FIRE TOWARD THE CHANNEL ISLANDS AREA ONCE AGAIN, THIS SCENARIO WHERE THIS FIRE WOULD HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO GO ALL THE WAY TO THE COAST AND TO THE BEACH >> LANDSCAPE, SEE IT FROM THAT WIDE PERSPECTIVE, IT IS SO DEVASTATING WE HAVE THE UPDATE OF 83% OF NATIONAL PARK SERVICE LAND, JUST IN THE SANTA MONICA MONTHS BURNED THAT LEAVES 17% OF BREAST VEGETATION WHERE WILDLIFE HAVE REFUGE CLEARLY, WILDLIFE HAVE EITHER TRIED TO ESCAPE TO SAFETY OR HAVE LEFT THEIR LIVES >> YESTERDAY ABOUT HOW MANY YEARS IT’S GOING TO TAKE FOR ALL OF THAT VEGETATION TO GROW BACK >> WE HAVE SOME TREES, WE JUST KNOW ONE SMALL EXAMPLE BUT IT’S AN EXAMPLE OF THE GREATER AREA THE RANCH, THE PARAMOUNT RANCH THEY HAVE THE PROTECTED TREES, THEY WERE SO FEARFUL A GORGEOUS CANOPY THAT WAS SAVED FOR FILM SHOOTS AND MOVIES THEY WOULDN’T LET YOU PARK ANYWHERE NEAR THE ROOTS BECAUSE THEY WERE SO OLD AND FRAGILE ALL OF THOSE TREES BURNED UP ALL THAT WAS LEFT IN THE RANCH WAS A CHURCH THEY CAN REBUILD THE BESETS BUT YOU CAN’T, IT TAKES HUNDREDS OF YEARS TO BUILD, TO GROW THE TREES THAT HAVE TAKEN WROTE >> IF YOU THINK ABOUT, THOSE ARE THE TREES WE KNOW ABOUT YOU DON’T EVEN KNOW ABOUT SOME OF THE WILDLIFE THAT IS BEEN IN THESE FOOTHILLS WHERE PEOPLE DON’T EVEN LIVE GOOD NEWS, YOU HAVE TO COME UP YOUR HEART GOES OUT TO THE PEOPLE AND ALSO YOU HAVE TO THINK ABOUT NATURE YOU MENTIONED THE MOUNTAIN LIONS SEVERAL MOUNTAIN LIGHTS THAT WE HAD BEEN TRACKING, INCLUDING 22 WE CAN’T FIND THEM NOW >> FIVE UNACCOUNTED FOR ACTIVITY ON EIGHT OF THE MOUNTAIN LINES IT’S A GOOD SIGN BUT WHEN YOU OWN GETTING ANY REACTION FROM FIVE, HOPEFULLY THAT MEANS THEY LEFT THE AREA BUT YOU DON’T KNOW IT’S AN EXAMPLE OF THE DEVASTATION THAT THIS AREA IS DEALING WITH >> ALL WALKS OF LIFE WE CONTINUE TO LOOK LIVE FROM SIDE TO AS THESE CHOPPERS CONTINUE TO MAKE WATER DROPS AS WELL AS THE DC-10 LET’S TALK ABOUT AIR QUALITY OBVIOUSLY PEOPLE WHO, NOT JUST IN THE SURROUNDING AREAS BUT PEOPLE ALL OVER SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ARE GOING TO BE PROBABLY SING MORE ASH AND MORE SMOKE AND HAVING MORE ISSUES IN TERMS OF BREATHING >> IT’S INTERESTING BECAUSE I REMEMBER ON SATURDAY, WHEN THE WINDS TURN ON SHORE, SO MANY PEOPLE, EVERY WHERE FROM THE SOUTHBAY TO SANTA MONICA WERE SAYING, OH MY GOODNESS, THE AIR QUALITY IS TERRIBLE THAT WENT TURN ON SHORE AND BROUGHT ALL THAT BAD AIR BACK THE ONLY KIND OF GOOD NEWS ABOUT OUR WINDS RIGHT NOW, IT’S PUSHING ALL OF THIS OFFSHORE IF YOU DO LIVE ALONG THE COAST RIGHT NOW, YOU’RE PROBABLY GOING TO BE FILLING SOME OF THIS THEN IT’S GOING TO BE PUSHED WAY OUT BEYOND INTO THE OCEAN I ACTUALLY WANT TO TELL YOU GUYS, I DON’T GOT ANOTHER VIDEO FROM A FRIEND WHO LIVES IN LAKE SHERWOOD IT IS ALMOST CRYSTAL-CLEAR, WITH BLUE SKIES THERE RIGHT NOW THAT’S JUST ANOTHER INDICATION OF THIS NORTHEAST WENT WE STILL HAVE GUSTY CONDITIONS, BONEY MOUNTAIN STILL 40 TO 50 MILES PER HOUR THE AIR ATTACKS LOOK TO BE GETTING A REALLY GOOD HANDLE ON THIS THIS IS MOVING AWAY FROM SHERWOOD HITTING VALLEY AREA THEY LOOK TO BE DOING A GOOD JOB GETTING THIS UNDER CONTROL WE STILL HAVE RED FLAG WARNINGS TODAY AND TOMORROW HIGH WIND FOR TODAY TOO WE ARE NOT OUT OF THE WOODS YET THIS IS JUST BEEN A GOOD EXAMPLE OF HOW DANGEROUS THIS FIRE STILL IS OUT THERE >> THANK YOU SO MUCH ALSO THAT WE ARE SEEING CLEAR SKIES IN THE SHERWOOD AREA CANDACE GRAHAM IS LIVE IN THE GROUND WHERE SOME OF THE NEIGHBORS WERE OUT TAKING PHOTOS BECAUSE THEY HAVE BEEN EVACUATED EARLIER NOW THEY JUST WANT TO SEE HOW THE FIRE LOOKED >> THAT’S RIGHT OUR TO SHOW YOU FOLKS THAT HAVE COME OUT HERE HOLD UP IN THE CAR, SOME OF THEM OUTSIDE, CHECKING OUT, TAKING IT ALL IN I THINK IT’S A CAMERA PHONE OR BINOCULARS A LOT OF PEOPLE JUST OUT AND ABOUT, WANTING TO SEE WHAT THIS FIRE IS DOING WHAT DIRECTION IT IS MOVING IN

HOW THE WIND IS PUSHING I CAN TELL YOU, IT LOOKS A LOT BETTER IN THE LAST HOUR SINCE WE’VE BEEN HERE LOOK AT THE HILLSIDE, YOU CAN SEE A LOT OF THAT WHITE SMOKE HAS NOW CLEARED OUT IT’S DRIFTING WE ARE NOT SEEING THE HEAVY THICK BLACK SMOKE LIKE WE DID AN HOUR AGO THE SIZE HAVE CLEARED UP AS WELL WE ARE STILL SEEING THE FIRE AIRCRAFT IT’S CIRCLING AROUND WATCHING, MAKING SURE THAT THIS FIRE DOESN’T FLARE BACK UP TO THE INTENSITY THAT IT WAS ABOUT AN HOUR AGO FOR THE MOST PART, IT LOOKS A LOT DIFFERENT MUCH ABOUT AN HOUR AGO WHEN WE GOT HERE IT’S STILL CREATED QUITE SCENE OUT HERE A NEIGHBORS COMING OUT, MAKING SURE IT DOESN’T GET OUT OF CONTROL HOPING FOR THE BEST THE MAN I SPOKE TO ABOUT 20 MINUTES AGO, HE IS READY TO GO JUST IN CASE WE ARE IN FIRE SEASON ALL YEAR LONG HE SPOKE TO HIS KIDS ALL LAST WEEK WHEN THE BUYER FIRST STARTED ON THURSDAY HE WANTED TO MAKE SURE THEY KNEW WHAT TO DO IN THE EVENT THAT THEY HAD TO EVACUATE THINGS ARE LOOKING BETTER NOW >> IF YOU’RE JUST JOINING US, 1047, WE HAVE BEEN FOLLOWING THIS FIRE SINCE ABOUT 9:30 A.M WHERE IT REALLY LOOKED TERRIBLE IT IS LOOKING BETTER EVEN THOUGH WE ARE NOT OUT OF THE WHAT’S A MAJOR FLAREUP OF THE WAS A FIRE WAS REPORTED AROUND 9:15 A.M NEAR LAKE SHERWIN, THE SANTA MONICA MONSIGNOR HIDDEN VALLEY THAT’S WHERE A LARGE PLUME OF SMOKE WAS VISIBLE ALONG WITH ACTIVE CLAIMS WE STILL HAVE ACTIVE CLAIMS HAPPENING BUT WE SEE THE POWER OF THE AIR ATTACKS MAKING SUCH A DIFFERENT BECAUSE FIRE CREWS ARE ABLE TO MOVE AIR RESOURCES QUICKLY FROM AREA TO AREA WE KNOW THAT MULTIPLE AIR RESOURCES WERE ALREADY IN THE AIR, THEY REDIRECTED THEM THEY CREATED FIRE BREAKS TO PROTECT NEIGHBORHOODS >> LOOK AT THE DISPARITY THAT GREEN LUSH BRUSH FLAMES AND THE OTHER SIDE, COMPLETELY BLACK AND REDUCED TO ASH BRUSH THAT HAD BEEN THERE FOR DECADES IT’S TRAGIC WHEN YOU THINK ABOUT MORE THAN 96000 ACRES HAVE BURNED THIS FIRE ONLY 35% CONTAINED AT LEAST 435 STRUCTURES HAVE BEEN DESTROYED THIS FIRE CONTINUES TO WREAK HAVOC THESE FLAREUPS ARE STILL AN ISSUE FOR FIREFIGHTERS ONCE THE EMBERS SPREAD AND THE HOTSPOTS REIGNITE, YOU COULD HAVE LIKE YOU SEE, MORE OPEN FLAMES >> WE DON’T WANT TO GET AHEAD OF OURSELVES BUT YOU AND I HAVE COVERED THESE FIRES BEFORE AS WELL AS THE AFTERMATH AND THE CONCERN WE HAVE IN THE LATER WINTER MONTHS WHEN THE FIRES HAVE PASSED IT’S GOING TO TAKE A TIME FOR THAT MUDSLIDE DANGERS FOR THESE AREAS >> WE SAW THAT WITH THE THOMAS FIRE THAT WAS CONSIDERED THE LARGEST FIRE, THE MOST DESTRUCTIVE IN CALIFORNIA HISTORY THEN WE HAD THE RAINS THAT DEVASTATED MONTECITO OBVIOUSLY ONE STEP AT A TIME CERTAINLY, THAT’S GOING TO BE A MAJOR CONCERN GOING INTO THE WINTER MONTHS EVEN THOUGH THE FLAMES DON’T NECESSARILY IMPACT HOMES RIGHT NOW, YOU SEE THEM IN THE OPEN BRUSH, ALL OF THAT IS NOW GOING TO LOOSEN THE SOIL AND THAT’S GOING TO HAVE A MAJOR IMPACT ON THE NEIGHBORHOODS BELOW EVEN AFTER THESE FIRES ARE PUT OUT DEFINITELY STILL A LOT OF CONCERN MANDATORY EVACUATION STILL IN EFFECT MALIBU, HIDDEN HILLS, CALABASAS, OAK PARK, PARTS OF THOUSAND OAKS, PARTS OF WESTLAKE VILLAGE EARLIER, DECORATIONS HAVE BEEN LIFTED FOR OTHER PARTS OF WEST HILLS IN AGOURA HILLS BUT NOW THAT OF THESE FOLKS WHO RETURNED HOME TODAY, ARE EVACUATING AGAIN >> TALKING TO PEOPLE WHO ARE EITHER MEETING THIS MORNING AS WELL AS RETIRED L.A. FIRE DEPARTMENT WE HAVE MUCH MORE FROM CAR >> I’M SO YOU, THERE ARE GOATS BEING TAKEN OUT OF THE EVACUATION ZONE THEY JUST WHISKED BY, WE KNOW HORSES AND TRAILERS WITHIN THE EVACUATION ZONE SOME WERE UNLOADING THE HORSES AND PUT THEM BACK IN THE TRAILERS BECAUSE THE EVACUATION WARNINGS HAD BEEN LIFTED AND OF COURSE, PUT BACK IN PLACE VERY QUICKLY I WANT TO BRING IN ALAN TIES HER WE ARE SHOWING YOU THIS HE IS BEEN LIVING HERE IN THIS COMMUNITY FOR QUITE A WHILE YOU TOLD US, YOU ARE SO GLAD TO SEE THE SMOKE MOVING AWAY YOU ARE CONCERNED ABOUT A SHIFT IN THE WIND LATER ON >> THE SUNDOWN EFFECT NOW, IT’S GOING TOWARD THE OCEAN BUT AS SOON AS THE SUN COMES BACK, THE WINDS CAN SHIFT THEN THE FLAME COULD CUP BACK HAPPENED ABOUT FIVE YEARS AGO

IT WAS DOWN TO THE OCEAN, WITHOUT IT WAS DONE WITH AND EVERYTHING THEN WE TURNED AROUND, HE CAME BACK IT WAS HEADING BACK TOWARD SHERWOOD IN OUR AREA HERE THAT WAS SCARY HOPEFULLY WE WILL HAVE THAT THIS TIME >> WE KNOW THE FIRE DEPARTMENT KEEPING AN EYE ON THAT >> THEY HAVE HAD SO MUCH EQUIPMENT IT’S ALMOST GONE IT LOOKS LIKE IT’S, FLAREUPS FROM TIME TO TIME BUT THIS IS GREAT I DON’T SEE THAT MUCH SMOKE NOW >> WHAT DID YOU THINK IN THE INITIAL HELLFIRE RACE THROUGH HERE? I KNOW YOU’VE BEEN HERE FOR A WHILE HAD YOU SEEN ANYTHING LIKE THAT IN YOUR COMMUNITY? >> YES WE HAD ONE THAT WENT DOWN HERE CLOSER TO OUR HOMES THAT ONE WAS PRETTY SCARY AS WELL THAT ONE WENT TO BONE WHEN BONNIE GETS CAUGHT ON FIRE, IT’S LIKE A BIG TIKI TORCH >> STARTED AT LAKE SHERWIN, THEN WE MOVED TO HIDDEN VALLEY, THEN HERE NEWBURY PARK AREA ALL IMPACTED BY THIS MOUNTAIN >> WE LIVE HERE BECAUSE OF HOW PRETTY IT IS IT’S A GREAT HIKING AREA IT’S MY LAST TIME WE HAD A BIG FIRE, IT WAS DEVASTATING TO GO BACK THERE AND SEE EVERYTHING BURNT BUT HOPEFULLY BECAUSE WE HAD THE FIRES FIVE YEARS AGO, I THINK IT WAS FIVE OR SIX YEARS AGO, THINGS WERE BURNT ENOUGH THAT WE WON’T HAVE, IT WON’T BE BACK AGAIN I’M HOPING >> THE DUE GET ANY ALERTS TO EVACUATE ON YOUR PHONE? >> NOT THIS TIME NOT YET >> IT APPEARS IN NEWBURY PARK BEHIND US, MAY NOT HAVE GOTTEN THE EVACUATION ORDERS THAT CAME WHEN THE FILLER TOOK PLACE SECOND OR THIRD PERSON I’VE SPOKEN WITH SAID THEY DID NOT GET AN ALERT WE KNOW HIDDEN VALLEY, WAS THE GENTLEMAN WHO IS RUSHING HERE TO MEET UP WITH HIS 1-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER, JUST ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THIS ROAD THEY DID GET THOSE NOTICES TO >> OUR HEART GOES OUT TO THOSE PEOPLE IN THE FIRE CAN YOU IMAGINE TRYING TO GET HER CHILD AND HAVING TO DEAL WITH ANOTHER EVACUATION? HOPING AND PRAYING THEY ARE OKAY? >> THEN ANOTHER RESIDENT WHERE HE SAID HE IS WORRIED ABOUT THE PREGNANT WOMEN AT THE HOSPITAL PEOPLE BREATHING THIS AIR, IT’S SO TERRIBLE FOR YOUNG CHILDREN, ELDERLY PEOPLE THAT’S WHY IF YOU CAN AVOID BEING IN IT, YOU WANT TO IF YOU HAVE TO EVACUATE, IT’S BEST TO GET OUT EARLY BEFORE IT GETS TOO CLOSE >> THAT’S THE LESSON WE KEEP HEARING FROM FOLKS THEY WISH THEY WOULD HAVE LEFT EARLIER THIS FLAREUP HAS BURNED AT LEAST 50 ACRES BUT THAT’S NOT INCLUDING THE 96000 ACRES THAT HAVE ALREADY BURNED IN THE WOOLSEY FIVE AGAIN, AT LEAST 435 STRUCTURES DESTROYED CERTAINLY, THIS IS A VERY FAST-MOVING FIRE THAT’S BEEN ONE OF THE MAJOR ISSUES THAT FIREFIGHTERS HAVE BEEN CONTENDING WITH THIS IS SOMETHING THAT, ALSO, THE ROADS WE HAVE TO THINK ABOUT THE PEOPLE TRYING TO GET OUT >> WE’VE BEEN WATCHING THIS VERY CLOSELY ONCE THE COMMUNICATION WITH CHP TRYING TO GET THE LATEST THE LAST TIME WE TALKED, THEY CLOSED OFF YOUR BALLPOINT ROAD NOW, CHP WANTS TO COMMUNICATE THAT A LOT OF PEOPLE ARE TRYING TO GET THROUGH TO LAKESHORE THROUGH WESTLAKE BLVD THEY ARE TRYING TO GET THERE BY USING POTRERO ROAD BUT YOU CAN’T ACCESS THAT RIGHT NOW THAT IS SHUT DOWN THEY ARE ASKING FOLKS TO PLEASE TURN AROUND BECAUSE THERE IS NO PHYSICAL WAY TO GET THEM THROUGH THAT ROAD CURRENTLY, POTRERO IS SHUT OFF COMPLETELY BETWEEN WENDY DRIVE, ALL THE WAY TO WESTLAKE WESTLAKE BLVD TO THE EAST THAT ENTIRE STRETCH, I THINK THAT’S A THREE AND A HALF MILE STRETCH RIGHT NOW IT’S A IN ACCEPTABLE THEY ASK YOU TO TURN AROUND, PLEASE HEED THAT INTERNEURON WE NEED TO KNOCK IT IN THE WAY OF THESE FIRE ENGINES AND FIREFIGHTERS WORKING VERY HARD SO ONCE AGAIN, POTRERO BY NOW, CLOSE BETWEEN WENDY DRIVE AND ROUTE 23 ALSO, YOUR BRAIN A ROAD QUOTE HER CLOSURE YOU’RE NOT GOING TO BE ABLE TO ACCESS THAT AREA AS WELL CARLISLE CANYON, BONEY MARTIN, LAKESHORE, ALL AREAS AFFECTED THERE ARE PEOPLE IN PLACE RIGHT NOW, I’M TELLING YOU WHERE TO GO IF YOU HAVE NO IDEA, GO TO YOUR LOCAL AUTHORITY WHO IS THERE AND THEY WILL LET YOU KNOW HOW YOU CAN ACCESS THOSE ROADS >> THANK YOU WE WERE TALKING ABOUT THE

DEVASTATION AND HOW MANY RESOURCES WE NEED IN THE PRESIDENT YESTERDAY APPROVED AN EXPEDITED REQUEST FOR A MAJOR DISASTER DECLARATION FOR THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA WE’RE NOT GETTING A BREAK FROM OUR FIRES HE SAID HE WANTED TO RESPOND QUICKLY IN ORDER TO ALLEVIATE SOME OF THE INCREDIBLE SUFFERING GOING ON IT’S 180-DEGREE TURN TO WHAT HE WAS SAYING A FEW DAYS AGO IT’S GOOD TO KNOW WE COULD HAVE RESOURCES HELPING OUT ALL ACROSS THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, WE HAVE ALL OF OUR RESOURCES AIMED TOWARD THIS FIRE ALSO, COUNTRY, FIRE CREWS HAVE COME TO CALIFORNIA, WHETHER THEY ARE FIGHTING THE FIRES DOWN HERE IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA OR THE CAMP FIRE LOOK AT THAT IT’S BEEN GOING ON FOR A LITTLE OVER AN HOUR AND 45 MINUTES FIRE CREWS HAVE GOTTEN A HANDLE ON IT AT LEAST IT LOOKS SO MUCH BETTER THAN IT DID AROUND 9:30 A.M IT SHOWS YOU, ANOTHER AT LEAST 50 ACRES BURNED JUST THIS MORNING A NEW SPOT OF THE WOODY FIRE WAS HE FIRE >> IT’S UNFORTUNATE IT’S BECOMING ALMOST FAMILIAR AT THIS POINT THIS IS BEEN GOING ON DAY AFTER DAY YOU MENTIONED THE FIREFIGHTERS, FROM TEXAS, ARIZONA, OREGON, NEVADA ALL OVER THE COUNTRY, THEY HAVE DESCENDED ON CALIFORNIA TO HELP OUR CRUISE THEY ARE STRETCHED TO THE MAX NOT JUST HERE BUT ALSO IN NORTH, THE CAMPFIRE THERE IT’S NOT BEEN GIVEN THE NEXT NICKNAME OF THE WORST, THE WORST WILDFIRE IN CALIFORNIA HISTORY HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE STILL MISSING >> WE HAVE PEOPLE FROM ALL THE WAY IN GEORGIA AND EVEN AS FAR AWAY AS ALASKA >> TENNESSEE, MISSOURI IT’S A MASSIVE UNDERTAKING FOR BIKERS TO GET THE FLAMES UNDER CONTROL LIVE FROM SIDE TO, YOU CAN SEE A LOT OF TRAFFIC BUILDING UP PEOPLE TRYING TO GET OUT AGAIN MORE EVACUATIONS, MORE ISSUES FOR PEOPLE IN THE ROADS JEN TOLD US DANIEL, YOU’RE STILL MONITORING THE SKIES FOR US WHAT IS HAPPENING? >> HONESTLY, SINCE WE’VE GONE ON, THE WIND HAS NOT CHANGED WE STILL HAVE GUSTS AT BONEY MOUNTAIN, WHICH IS A SUPER HIGH ELEVATION DISCUSS RIGHT NOW ARE AT 40 MILES PER HOUR THEY’RE SUSTAINED AT 31 ELEVATION THAT WE ARE TALKING, 1700 FEET UP THAT’S ACTUALLY REALLY ON PAR WITH WHERE THIS FIRE IS BURNING VERY CLOSE TO THE MOUND BONEY MOUNTAIN WE ARE LOOKING AT A MOUNTAIN — A MAP THAT IS HERE, WHERE THE FLAMES STARTED NEAR CARLISLE CANYON NOW, IT LOOKS LIKE THEY HAVE MOVED, STING SOUTH OF POTRERO ROAD SOUTH OF HIDDEN VALLEY, BETWEEN THE BEACH, THEY LOOK LIKE NOW, THINGS ARE THERE ARE BLUE SKIES YOU WOULDN’T EVEN KNOW ANYTHING HAPPENED THIS IS CERTAINLY VIDEO OF WHATT LOOKS LIKE FROM LAKESHORE IT RIGHT NOW YOU GUYS, THERE CONDITIONS ARE STILL REALLY ROUGH OUT THERE THAT IS WHY WE STILL HAVE THE RIGHT LIKE WARNINGS TODAY TODAY, WE HAVE THE HIGH WIND WARNINGS IN THE ARE SET TO EXPI0 P.M TODAY AND TOMORROW, DEVOURS THE HILLSIDE NEAR THE AREA IF YOU’RE JOINING US, CBS TWO AT 11 AM >> WE HAD A LOOK AT THE LATEST NUMBERS ON 96000 ACRES HAVE BURNED IT’S 35% CONTAINED THAT’S NOT INCLUDING THE MORE THAN 50 ACRES THAT HAVE BURNED THIS AFTERNOON PRELIMINARY ESTIMATES SHOW 435 STRUCTURES HAVE BEEN DESTROYED >> THAT’S A CONSERVATIVE NUMBER WE AREN’T IS MEETING THE NUMBER TO GROW, MANDATORY EVACUATIONS AGOURA HILLS AND WEST LAKE VILLAGE EVACUATIONS, WE DO KNOW HAVE BEEN LIFTED FOR PARTS OF WEST HILLS, NEWBURY PARK, PARK, AND KING SCHOOLS WILL BE CLOSED THROUGH THINGS GIVING WEEK THAT INCLUDES THE LOST VIRGIN’S SCHOOL DISTRICTS PEPPERDINE UNIVERSITY AS WELL >> WE ARE GOING TO GO TO ONE OF OUR REPORTERS ON THE GROUND CARTHAGE THEM HAS BEEN TALKING TO PEOPLE EVACUATING SOME TAKING IN THE SITE BECAUSE THEY ARE STILL WARY FROM EVACUATING OVER AND OVER AGAIN >> THEY ARE THE BEST SITE IS TAKE A LOOK BARELY ANY SMOKE BEHIND US THIS IS CRAZY CONSIDERING WHAT WE HAVE SEEN DURING THE LAST COUPLE OF HOURS TWO HOURS AGO, THOUSAND OAKS COVERING A MOP UP THERE, SPOTTED A BIG PLUME OF SMOKE RISING FROM ATOP THIS HILLSIDE

STARTING MAKING OUR WAY OVER HERE IT TURNED INTO A SITUATION, FIREFIGHTERS CONCERNED ABOUT THIS IS WHAT WE ARE TOLD IS BONEY MOUNTAIN JUST ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THIS IS THE AREA WHERE FIREFIGHTERS BROUGHT IN REPEATED AIR DROPS D.C. TENDS, THEY ALSO HAD A HELICOPTER, RETARDED THEY SHUT DOWN THE ROADS ALL AROUND BONEY MOUNTAIN FROM, YOU VERY PARK WHERE WE ARE, A COUPLE OF OTHER COMMUNITIES AS WELL WE ARE NOT ALLOWING PEOPLE IN, ONLY AMONG PEOPLE OUT VERY CONCERNS WITHIN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME, THEY WERE ABLE TO ATTACK THIS AND NOW, ONE OF THE OTHER BEST SITES WE’VE SEEN, A LONG LINE OF FIRE TRUCKS, HEADING OUT WE ALSO HAVE SEEN SOME OF THE AIR TOPPERS HEADING AWAY WE STILL SEE A DC-10 DOING RETARDANT DROPS JUST REALLY WANTING TO MAKE SURE THIS IS ALL OUT WE SPOKE WITH A MAN WHO WORKED FOR THE L.A. FD, A RETIRED FIREFIGHTER HE WAS ARE HERE HE SAID ONE OF THE GOOD THINGS THAT CREWS DID, JUST A COUPLE OF MONTHS AGO, THEY CREATED A LONG BREAK ALONG THIS HILLSIDE JUST IN CASE SOMETHING LIKE THIS SHOULD HAPPEN >> FIREFIGHTERS DIDN’T DO THIS WE THINK THE STATE PARKS SYSTEM DID IT WAS A SMART MOVE THEY WERE ANTICIPATING A POSSIBLE FIRE I’VE LIVED HERE FOR 30 YEARS THIS IS THE FIRST TIME THEY’VE DONE THIS IT’S SUPERSMART LIKE I MENTIONED, THIS IS GOING TO GO TO THE OCEAN TURNAROUND AND COME BACK MOST OF THIS AREA WAS BURNED FIVE TO TEN YEARS AGO I’M OPTIMISTIC THEY CAN KEEP IT OUT OF THE HOUSES IN THIS AREA >> GIVE YOU A LOOK AT SOME GOATS THAT WERE EVACUATED FROM THIS AREA LOTS OF MAGES IN THE HIDDEN VALLEY AREA WE SAW TRAILERS THAT HAD COMMON, JUST UNLOADED HORSES BACK TO THE AREA LIFTED AND THEN WERE LOADING THEM BACK UP AGAIN BECAUSE OF THE FEAR THIS FLAREUP CREATED AGAIN, PETER, SUZANNE, EVERYTHING LOOKS GOOD HERE NOW WE CAN’T SEE THAT MUCH SMOKE OVER THE RIDGELINES GOOD SIGN >> WANT TO GO TO A NEWS CONFERENCE NOW OFFICIALS GIVING AN UPDATE ON THE WOOLSEY FIRE >> I LIKE TO WELCOME COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT, JIM MCDONALD >> THANK YOU I SPENT THE MORNING SEEING THE FIRE DEVASTATION THAT NOW SPANS MORE THAN 96000 ACRES OF THE LOS ANGELES, VENTURA COUNTY IT IS HEARTBREAKING THE DESTRUCTION OF HOMES AND PROPERTIES ARE STILL BEING ASSESSED THE ESTIMATE MAY BE IN THE TENS OF THOUSANDS THAT HAVE BEEN SAVED HUNDREDS STILL SIT IN RUINS WE FULLY UNDERSTAND THAT EACH HOUSE IS A HOME EACH HOME HAS A WIFE AND MEMORIES ATTACHED TO IT WE SEE THE PAIN AND FRUSTRATION OF PEOPLE TRYING TO GET BACK TO THEIR HOMES TO ASSESS FOR THEMSELVES WHAT IS LEFT WE ARE BEGINNING TO REPOPULATE SEVERAL AREAS BUT LARGE PORTIONS OF THE FIRE ZONE REMAIN CLOSED FOR THOSE HELD BACK AT ROADSIDE CHECKPOINTS, IT MUST BE CONFUSING AND FRUSTRATED AS TO WHY ON THIS BRIGHT SUNNY DAY, YOU’RE BEING TURNED AWAY IN SOME CASES AND DEPUTIES NOT LETTING YOU DRIVE PAST AND RETURN TO YOUR HOMES FROM ALL THAT I’VE SEEN AND HEARD, THE FIRE BURNED HOTTER, FASTER AND DESTROYED NOT ONLY HOMES BUT DEEP IN FOR STRUCTURES SUCH AS POWERLINES, WATERLINES, SEWERS, ROADS, LIGHTS AND OTHER THINGS TO MAKE A CITY PARTICULARLY A SAFE CITY NOT SINCE THE DEVASTATING OLD TOPANGA FIRE BACK IN 181993 HAVE WE SEEN THIS KIND OF FIRE THE FIRE WAS NO DIFFERENT THAN THE NATURAL DISASTER, EARTHQUAKES, TSUNAMI, FLOOD FROM AN IN THE SENATE COMMAND PERSPECTIVE THERE ARE LARGE TREES AND POWER FALLING, OR AT THE BRINK APPALLING, POTENTIALLY CRUSHING ANYTHING IN THEIR PATH THEY ARE HEALTH HAZARDS FROM POTENTIAL TOXIC BURNING SMOKE TO OTHER HEALTH-RELATED CONCERNS SUCH AS POWER OUTAGES, WATER MAIN WEEKS, CATHOLICS AND AS YOU CAN IMAGINE, MANY OTHER ISSUES THE WINDS GUS SOMETIMES AS HIGH AS 50 MILES AN HOUR HAVE BEEN BLOWING FLAMES BACK TOWARD THE ALREADY BURNED OUT AREAS THE FIRE THAT FLARED UP ALONG THE 118 FREEWAY, IN SIMI VALLEY, IS AN EXAMPLE OF HOW QUICKLY FIRE CAN MOVE AND SPREAD JUST OVER AN HOUR AGO, WE EXPERIENCE ANOTHER IN VENTURA COUNTY THE DANGER IS FAR FROM OVER IF YOU’RE BEING HELD BACK, IT’S BECAUSE YOU YOUR LIFE IN THE LIVES OF YOUR FAMILY AND NEIGHBORS ARE STILL POTENTIALLY ENDANGER NUMEROUS MEETINGS OCCUR EVERY DAY WITH DOZENS OF CITY AGENCIES AS WELL AS OUR UTILITY PARTNERS WHO ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FUNCTIONALITY OF OUR INFRASTRUCTURE THIS INCLUDES FIRE AGENCIES BUILDING A SAFETY DEPARTMENT, PUBLIC WORKS, CALTRANS, CONTROL AND SUPPORTING ORGANIZATIONS SUCH AS THE AMERICAN RED CROSS

THEY HAVE SET UP WE WANT TO GET YOU HOME ONE POINT, WE WANT YOU TO BE SAFE I WILL PERSONALLY BE WORKING WITH OUR PARTNERS IN THE NUMEROUS CITIES AND COUNTY AREAS ALONG WITH STATE AND FEDERAL AGENCIES WHO COME TOGETHER TO SUPPORT OUR MISSION WE ARE ALSO REMINDING OUR PERSONNEL TO DEAL WITH RESIDENTS QUESTIONS IN A SENSITIVE MANNER AS POSSIBLE RECENTLY, REPORTS OF A SMALL GROUP OF INDIVIDUALS TAKING INDEPENDENT ACTION IN THE MALIBU AREA WHO HAVE RESPONDED TO THE AREA BELIEVING THEY CAN ASSIST IN PROTECTING THE COMMUNITY FOR THOSE INDIVIDUALS AND ANYONE ELSE CONCERNED, OUR DEPARTMENT AND PARTNERS IN THE PERSONNEL ON SCENE ARE ABLE TO ENSURE THE PROTECTION OF LIFE AND PROPERTY OF OUR COMMUNITIES WE WOULD APPRECIATE YOUR COOPERATION AND REMAINING OUT OF THE IMPACTED AREAS WHILE WE WORK TOWARD RETURNING OUR RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES TO THESE NEIGHBORHOODS CURRENTLY, LOS ANGELES COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT, 632 DEPUTY PERSONNEL DEPLOYED THROUGHOUT THE FIRE INCIDENT WE’VE IMPLEMENTED 12 HOUR SHIFTS SCHEDULE FROM MAJORITY OF OUR PERSONNEL TO ENSURE WE HAVE ADEQUATE STAFFING TO BE ABLE TO MAINTAIN THE SERVICE AND PRODUCTION TO THE COMMUNITIES AND RESIDENTS THAT WE SERVE WHILE WE GREATLY APPRECIATE THE PHENOMENAL WORK BEING DONE BY ALL OF OUR FIREFIGHTERS, LAW ENFORCEMENT, IS NO SUPPORTING AGENCIES AND ORGANIZATIONS WHO LEFT THEIR FAMILIES, BOTH ARE IMPACTED COUNTIES, WE ARE GRATEFUL TO OUR RESIDENTS AND LOCAL BUSINESSES WHO CONTINUE TO BE PATIENT AND UNDERSTANDING AS WE WORK TOGETHER TO RESTORE OUR COMMUNITIES THIS WILL NOT HAPPEN QUICKLY IT WILL HAPPEN WITH ALL OF US CONTINUING TO WORK TOGETHER AS ONE COMMUNITY THANK YOU FOR YOUR COMPASSION TO OUR NEIGHBORS AND TO DO THOSE TWO IMPACTED FAMILIES AND MAY GOD BLESS EACH ONE OF YOU THANK YOU >> VENTURA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OPPONENT, CAPTAIN DENISE >> GOOD AFTERNOON TODAY I WOULD LIKE TO SPEAK TO OUR OPERATIONS FOR THE FIRES FOR THE WOOLSEY AND ALSO STILL THE HILL FIRES TODAY, WE HAVE 80 PERSONNEL DEVOTED TO THE FIRES OUR OBJECTIVES TODAY FOR THOSE PERSONNEL ARE TO ASSIST STILL WITH THE REPOPULATION OF THE AREAS THAT WERE EVACUATED TO PROVIDE HIGH VISIBILITY, PATROL FOR THE RESIDENTS IN THE AREA SO THEY CAN FILL SAFE THAT WE ARE LOOKING OUT FOR LEADERS, IN THE AREA AND ALSO LOOKING FOR POSSIBLE FLAREUPS OF THE FIRE TODAY, WE HAD A FLAREUP WE EXPERIENCED THAT OPEN IN THE HIDDEN VALLEY AREA THE HIDDEN VALLEY AREA AND MAKE SURE AREAS THAT ARE SOUTH OF POTRERO ROAD, CONTINUE TO BE MANDATORY EVACUATION AREAS WE SENT IMMEDIATELY ABOUT 40 TO 50 PERSONNEL TO THE AREA TO GO THROUGH THE COMMUNITIES AGAIN IN CASE THE REPOPULATED IT DID MAKE CONTACT WITH RESIDENTS, REMINDED OF THE FIRE THAT WAS MOVING QUICKLY THEIR WAY WE WERE ABLE TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE FOR MANY OF THE RESIDENTS THAT WERE FLEEING THE AREA WE ALSO CONTACTED INDIVIDUALS THAT WERE OPERATING DRONES IN THE AREA WE WANT TO REMIND THE PUBLIC THAT THIS IS NOT THE TIME TO GET THAT PICTURE WE CANNOT HAVE DRONES INTERRUPTING THE FIRE FIRST WE CANNOT HAVE THAT IT’S NOT SAFE WE ASKED THE PUBLIC TO REMAIN VIGILANT WE DO HAVE THAT ONE ZONE THAT IS A MANDATORY EVACUATION AREA SOUTH OF POTRERO ROAD IN THE LAKESHORE AREA AND HIDDEN VALLEY AREAS THAT IS OUR ONLY MANDATORY EVACUATION AREA IN VENTURA COUNTY I WAS ASKED TO LET THE PUBLIC KNOW IN THE THOUSAND OAKS COMMUNITIES AND UNINCORPORATED COMMUNITIES OF THE THOUSAND OAKS AND OAK PARK AREAS, THERE WILL BE A MEETING TOMORROW EVENING AT 6:00 P.M. AT THE CIVIC ARKS PLAZA SURE FORM THAT IS FOR THE RESIDENTS DIRECTLY AFFECTED BY THE FIRES THERE WILL BE SERVICES THERE TO GIVE INFORMATION WHAT IS AVAILABLE TO YOU, AGAIN, TOMORROW EVENING, WEDNESDAY EVENING, 6:00 P.M. AT THE CIVICS ARTS PLAZA FOR THOSE RESIDENTS AFFECTED ONE REMINDER, FOR INFORMATION ON OUR EVACUATIONS AND ROAD CLOSURES, GO TO PC EMERGENCY.COM THANK YOU >> CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL, LIEUTENANT ON JOHN CASTRO >> GOOD MORNING, EVERYBODY CHP CONTINUES TO WORK TO ENSURE THE SAFETY OF OUR HIGHWAYS AND ROADWAYS THAT WE ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR I’LL GIVE YOU AN UPDATE ON THE 101 FREEWAY WE HAVE LIFTED ALL CLOSURES FOR ALL ON AND OFF RAMPS ON THE 101

FREEWAY EXCEPT FOR LIBERTY CANYON IT’S THE ONLY REMAINING CLOSURE AT THIS TIME AS FAR AS PCH, IT’S STILL CLOSE FROM SUNSET TO BUSK WITH US DUE TO THE NEW FLAREUP THAT THE SHERIFF TALKED ABOUT, YOU CAN EXPECT A POSSIBILITY OF ADDITIONAL CLOSURES IF CONDITIONS CHANGE IN THE LAKESHORE OR WESTLAKE AREA THAT’S ALL WE HAVE THANK YOU >> REPRESENTING VENTURA FIRE COUNTY THE PERMIT MARK RUNS IN. I WAS CONTACTED BY MY OPERATIONS CHIEF TO GIVE ME A HEADS UP THAT WE’RE GOING TO HAVE SIGNIFICANT ACTIVITY IN THE LOWER PORTION OF CARLISLE CANYON THAT ACTIVITY BECAME PRETTY VISIBLE TO THE PUBLIC ABOUT 9:15 YOU CAN SEE THERE WAS A LARGE LOOM-UP, AND WHAT WAS BASICALLY HAPPENING WAS THERE WAS A LARGE UNBURNED COUPLE OF CANYONS OF FUEL THIS THE FIRE CAME INTO ALIGNMENT AT THE BOTTOM OF THE CANYON, AND IT PUSHED IT UP TOWARDS A PROMINENT PEAK WE CALL BONENY MOUNTAIN FORTUNATELY FOR US, WE HAVE INCREDIBLY ROBUST RESOURCES IN AND AROUND THE COMMUNITIES, SPECIFICALLY LAKE SHERWOOD WE RESPONDED ADDITIONAL RESOURCES IN THERE I CAN TELL THE COMMUNITY THAT WE ARE VERY CONFIDENT THAT THEY ARE SAFE THERE THE WIND IS CURRENTLY THE FIRE UP AND AWAY FROM THE POPULATED AREAS AGAIN, WHAT THIS POINTS OUT OUR PUBLIC IS THAT WE ARE NOT OUT OF THE WOODS YET WE STILL HAVE SOME INCREDIBLY TOUGH CONDITIONS AHEAD OF US AS HAS BEEN SAID IN THE PAST, PLEASE REMAIN VIGILANT, STAY TUNED TO YOUR LOCAL MEDIA OUTLETS WE WILL LET YOU KNOW OF CHANGING CONDITIONS, AND PLEASE IF HEED ALL EVACUATION WARNINGS >> CAL FIRE, WE HAVE DEPUTY CHIEF NICK SCHULER >> GOOD MORNING FOR THE LAST 30 DAYS, FIREFIGHTERS FROM ACROSS CALIFORNIA HAVE BALLOTED MORE THAN 500 NEW — BATTLED MORE THAN 500 NEW FIRES MORE THAN 225,000 ACRES HAVE BURNED INCLUDING THE MOST DESTRUCTIVE AND DEADLY FIRE IN CALIFORNIA’S HISTORY, THE PARADISE FIRE EXCUSE ME, IN PARADISE, CALIFORNIA TO SHOW THE EFFORT THAT’S BEEN MADE HERE IN VENTURA AND L.A COUNTIES, I HAVE A COUPLE STATISTICS FOR YOU MORE THAN 15 AIR TANKERS HAVE DROPPED NEARLY A HALF A MILLION EN GALLONS OF RETARDANT 22 HELICOPTERS HAVE DROPPED MORE THAN 1.5 MILLION GALLONS OF WATER, IS AND WE HAVE HUNDREDS OF FIREFIGHTERS STILL COMMITTED TO THIS INCIDENT AND MORE THAN 8700 STATEWIDE SANTA ANA WINDS CONTINUE, YOU KNOW, NEW FIRES BEGIN, WE ASK THE PUBLIC TO REMAIN VIGILANT AND LISTEN TO OUR LAW ENFORCEMENT COUNTERPARTS ON EVACUATIONS THANK YOU >> NOW FROM THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT, FIRE CHIEF DARYL OZBY >> GOOD MORNING ONCE AGAIN, DARYL OZBY, L.A COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT AND ONCE AGAIN ON BEHALF OF SUPERVISOR SHEILA HUGH, WHOSE THIRD DISTRICT IS IMPACTED, WE’D LIKE TO THANK EVERYBODY FOR THE RESPONSE AND THEIR HARD WORK, INCLUDING THE MEDIA AND I HAD AN OPPORTUNITY LAST NIGHT AND THIS MORNING TO GO UP AND VISIT SOME OF OUR FIREFIGHTERS AND SHERIFFS’ DEPUTIES THAT HAVE BEEN ON THE FRONT LINES SINCE DAY ONE JUST TO TALK ABOUT THEIR STORIES AND HOW THEY WERE SCRAMBLING TO SAVE LIVES AND AS YOU RECOGNIZE THAT AS A PRIORITY FOR FIRST RESPONDERS, OUR PRIORITIES ARE LIFE, PROPERTY AND THEN CONTAINMENT AND A LOT OF THEIR INITIAL EFFORTS WERE JUST FOCUSED ON SAVING LIVES, AND THEY WERE PROUD FROM THAT RESPECT THAT THEY WERE ABLE TO EVACUATE A LOT OF PEOPLE THIS MORNING WE WERE HAVING A CONVERSATION, AND I WAS ABLE TO JUST REFLECT UPON MY CAREER, AND IT’S BEEN A PRETTY DYNAMIC CAREER OVER THE LAST THREE DECADES THE ONLY OTHER CHALLENGING INCIDENT I’VE BEEN TO THIS MAGNITUDE WAS HURRICANE KATRINA THAT IN 2005 AS WE STAND HERE TODAY, THE TOTAL ACREAGE ON THIS FIRE IS 96,314 ACRES THAT’S OVER 150 SQUARE MILES, WHICH IS LARGER THAN THE SIZE OF THE CITY OF DENVER I LOOKED AT OUR FIRE HISTORY MAPS THIS MORNING, AND OUR FIRE HISTORY MAPS GO BACK 100 YEARS, AND THIS IS THE LARGEST FIRE ON DATING BACK OVER 100 TODAY, AS I MENTIONED EARLIER, IN THE FOOTPRINT OF THIS FIRE THERE’S APPROXIMATELY 57,000 STRUCTURES UNFORTUNATELY, TO DATE AS OUR BURN ASSESSMENT TEAMS ARE DOING THEIR ASSESSMENT, THEY’VE

IDENTIFIED 435 STRUCTURES THAT ARE DESTROYED THEY’RE WALKING MANY CANYONS BY FOOT OR BY VEHICLE IN CERTAIN AREAS BECAUSE THE ACCESS IS VERY LIMITED SO IT’S GOING TO TAKE SEVERAL MORE DAYS FOR THEM TO GET A COMPLETE, ACCURATE ACCOUNT OF STRUCTURES LOST BUT IN MY ESTIMATION, THAT NUMBER IS GOING TO RISE SIGNIFICANTLY AS THEY GO THROUGH MORE POCKETS OF CANYONS HEADING WEST AS MENTIONED BY MY COUNTERPART FROM VENTURA COUNTY AS IT RELATES TO THE FLARE-UP AND CARLYLE CANYON, THAT’S JUST AN EXAMPLE OF MANY CANYONS THAT WE’RE CONCERNED ABOUT IN LOS ANGELES COUNTY THAT’S WHY THE EVACUATION ORDER IS STILL IN PLACE WE HAVE OF OUR FIREFIGHTER CREWS AND COPTERS WORKING DILIGENTLY IN THESE CANYONS TO TRY TO KEEP THESE FIRES AT BAY, BUT WE ARE CONCERNED THAT AS IT RELATES TO THE WINDS TODAY, THEY’RE GOING TO SUBSIDE AND THEN PROBABLY THURSDAY AND FRIDAY WE’RE GOING TO HAVE MAYBE SOME ONSHORE WINDS WHICH IS GOING TO SHIFT THE WIND DIRECTION AND ALSO SHIFT THE DIRECTION IN WHICH SOME OF THESE FIRES COULD BURN SO WE’RE PRIMARILY CONCERNED ABOUT THE SOUTH END OF THIS FIRE IN MALIBU CANYON AND NOT LET IT COME OUT OF THE CANYON TO GO TO OTHER PARTS OF MALIBU AND POTENTIALLY TOPANGA CANYON THIS CONCLUSION, I KNOW THE SHERIFF’S TALKED ABOUT PEOPLE GOING BACK HOME WE’RE DOING ALL THAT WE CAN TO ALLOW PEOPLE TO GO BACK HOME WHEN IT’S SAFE I CAN’T EVEN RELATE TO BEING EVACUATED THIS LONG, BUT WE WILL LET YOU GO BACK HOME WHEN IT’S SAFE WHERE WE HAVE LET PEOPLE REPOPULATE THE COMMUNITIES TO GO BACK HOME BETWEEN THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT AND THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT, WE’VE ESTABLISHED OCCUPANT SUPPORT TEAMS SO WE WILL HAVE PERSONNEL IN THOSE COMMUNITIES ASSISTING PEOPLE TO SIFT THROUGH THE HOMES THAT THEY’VE LOST, THEIR PROPERTY, TO PROVIDE SUPPORT FOR THEM THE YOU’RE UNABLE TO FIND A TEAM, VISIT ANY LOCAL COUNTY TIRE STATION TO DO THAT FIRE STATION TO DO THAT THAT AND LAST BUT NOT LEAST, THE LAST MEETING I HAD THIS MORNING AS WE ARE TRYING TO GET THIS FIRE UNDER CONTROL IS TO GO THROUGH THE RECOVERY PHASE AND TO ALLOW PEOPLE TO START RECOVERING FROM THIS CATASTROPHIC INCIDENT BUT ALSO, TOO, IT WAS BROUGHT TO MY IF ATTENTION THAT SOMETIME NEXT WEEK WE’RE GOING TO BE EXPECTING OUR FIRST RAINFALL FOR THE YEAR WHICH WILL BE HELPFUL FOR OUR FIREFIGHTERS BUT AS SEEN BY THE EXPERIENCE OF THE THOMAS FIRE FROM LAST YEAR, THAT COULD POTENTIALLY CREATE SOME CONCERNS WITH MUD FLOWS SO WE’RE BEGINNING TO PREPARE FOR THAT IN CONCLUSION, I WOULD JUST LIKE TO THANK THE CITIZENS FOR THEIR COOPERATION AND BE SAFE >> AT THIS TIME I’D LIKE TO OPEN >> >> WELL, I JUST WANT TO REEMPHASIZE THAT THE FIRE’S STILL CURRENTLY UNDER INVESTIGATION, SO WE ARE LOOKING AT ALL AVENUES AND POTENTIAL CAUSES AS IT RELATES TO THIS INCIDENT AND ONCE THOSE ARE DETERMINED AND MADE KNOWN, THEN WE’LL RELEASE THEM PUBLICLY AS IT RELATES TO SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON, THAT’S PART OF THEIR RESPONSIBILITY TO FILE THAT REPORT WITH THE CALIFORNIA PUBLIC COMMISSION IT WAS BROUGHT TO MY ATTENTION THAT AROUND THE START OF THIS FIRE THAT THEY HAD SOME ALARMS GO OFF IN THEIR SYSTEM AS IT RELATES TO THEIR UTILITIES IT’S UNCLEAR IF THE ALARM WAS CAUSED BY THE FIRE IT’S UNCLEAR IF IT WAS RELATED PRIOR TO THE FIRE OR AFTER THE FIRE, BUT ALL THOSE THINGS ARE BEING INVESTIGATED >> THE QUESTION IS, SHOULD THERE BE ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT IN THE — [INAUDIBLE] >> YEAH I THINK THAT TO GET INTO TECHNICAL DETAILS, WE NEED TO HAVE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON TO SPEAK TO THAT BUT GENERICALLY, WE DO NEED POWER TO OUR HOMES AND BUSINESSES AND I AM AWARE THAT OUR UTILITY COMPANY IS HARDENING THE LANDS IN OUR WILDLAND INTERFACE AREAS, AND I DO KNOW THAT THEY’RE FOLLOWING AN APPLICATION TO THE COMMISSION TO ALLOW THEM TO EXPEND FUNDS TO CONTINUE THAT PROCESS TO INSURE THAT THEY’RE WORKING WITH US TO INSURE THAT WE HAVE A SAFE COMMUNITY >>

[INAUDIBLE] >> I WILL REACH OUT TO THEM >> CAN I ASK YOU, IS THERE A FEELING THAT YOU’RE GETTING THE UPPER HAND — [INAUDIBLE] IT SEEMS THAT YOU’RE PREVENTING THE FIRES FROM GOING MUCH BEYOND — [INAUDIBLE] SPOT FIRES — [INAUDIBLE] >> WELL, ABSOLUTELY I CAN JUST — YOU CAN SEE BY THE FACT THAT WE DON’T HAVE BIG LOOM-UPS THAT WE’RE GETTING TUPPER HAND HERE AND THERE IS — THE UPPER HAND HERE AND THERE IS A LOT OF CONFIDENCE THAT AS IT RELATES TO THE CONTAINMENT OF THIS FIRE THAT WE’RE FEELING BETTER OUR CONTAINMENT PERCENTAGES HAVE INCREASED I KNOW THAT THERE’S A DEEP CONCERN AND NEED AND DESIRE FOR OUR CITIZENS TO COME BACK TO THEIR HOMES WHICH WE TRULY ARE SENSITIVE TO WE FEEL AS SOON AS WE’RE COMFORTABLE IN RELATION TO THE FIRE SERVICE SIDE, OUR FIRST RESPONDERS FROM THE LAW BRANCH AND OUR RELATES TO THESE AREAS THAT ARE STILL ADVANTAGE EVACUATED, IF YOU DRIVE IN THERE, YOU SEE UTILITY POWER LINES DOWN, DEBRIS IN THE ROADS, LANDSLIDES, NO SERVICES AND SO WE’RE STILL CONCERNED ABOUT THE SAFETY AND WELFARE THE OF OUR CITIZENS AND LIFE SAFETY IS ALWAYS PARAMOUNT PURITY FOR FIRST RESPONDERS. — PRIORITY FOR FIRST RESPONDERS >> [INAUDIBLE] >> THE QUESTION WAS CAN WE GIVE EXAMPLES OF WHERE WE CAN SEE THAT THE FIRE CREWS HAVE GOTTEN THE UPPER HAND ON THIS FIRE AND I THINK THAT’S EVIDENT BY THE COMMUNITIES THAT WE’VE ALLOWED TO GO BACK HOME AND THEN WE’RE REASSESSING MORE COMMUNITIES, SOME OF THE — THIS SIDE OF THE 101 FREEWAY TO ALLOW THEM TO GO BACK HOME SAFELY OUR MAIN CONCERN AS IT RELATES TO LETTING PEOPLE GO BACK HOME IS PRIMARILY ON THE WEST SIDE OF THE FIRE AND THEN ONCE THIS FIRE THREAT DIMINISHINGS, THEN THE COMMUNITIES SOUTH IN TOPANGA CAN GONE — CANYON, WHEN WE FEEL IT’S SAFE FOR THEM TO GO BACK HOME, WE’LL MAKE THAT DETERMINATION AND LET THEM GO BACK HOME >> CHIEF, OVER THE LAST FEW DAYS YOU’VE MENTIONED OVER 50,000 HOMES AT RISK WITH THE PROGRESS YOU’VE MADE, ARE YOU ABLE TO GIVE A NUMBER OF HOW MANY HOMES MAY STILL BE AT RISK, YOU FEEL THAT THE RISK HAS DIMINISHED? >> THE RISK HAS DIMINISHED SIGNIFICANTLY I MEAN, WHEN YOU THINK ABOUT THIS FIRE SEVERAL DAYS AGO, IT BURNED FROM WELL CANYON TO THE OCEAN — BELL CANYON TO THE OCEAN, APPROXIMATELY 30 MILES IN LENGTH SO OUR FIREFIGHTERS HAVE GOTTEN THE UPPER HAND IN THIS FIRE, INCLUDING BELL CANYON OUR PRIMARY CONCERN IS IN THE EVERYTHING WEST OF US THERE’S STILL POCKETED OF UNBURNED BRUSH THERE’S STILL A LOT OF HOT SPOTS WITH THESE WINDS, THERE’S STILL A HUGE POTENTIAL OF EMBERS BURNING THOSE POCKETS OF BRUSH AS MENTIONED BY MY COUNTERPART AND EVIDENT IN VENTURA COUNTY AND SO ONCE THAT SUBSIDES, THEN WE CAN LET MORE PEOPLE GO HOME AND AS I ALSO MENTIONED, ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THIS FIRE WE WERE CONCERNED ABOUT MALIBU CANYON ONCE WE FEEL COMFORTABLE IN THAT AREA, THEN WE’LL BE ABLE TO RELATE THE PEOPLE IN TOPANGA CANYON GO BACK HOME >> [INAUDIBLE] [INAUDIBLE CONVERSATIONS] >> ALL, EVERY FIRE OFFICIAL AND LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIAL WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR COMMENTS, ONE-ON-ONE QUESTIONS WE’RE GOING TO END THIS CONFERENCE NOW, EVERYBODY ELSE WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR ANY OTHER QUESTIONS THANK YOU [INAUDIBLE CONVERSATIONS] PETER: ALL RIGHT WE JUST GOT AN UPDATE FROM AUTHORITIES THERE ON THE WOOLSEY FIRE THAT CONTINUES TO RAVAGE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA I WANT TO START WITH L.A. COUNTY FIRE CHIEF, HE SAID SOME VERY INTERESTING THINGS ONE OF THE THINGS HE TALKED ABOUT WAS THE POTENTIAL CAUSE OF THE WOOLSEY FIRE HE SAYS THIS IS STILL UNDER INVESTIGATION, START OF THIS FIRE THERE WAS AN ALARM THAT WENT OFF WITH ELECTRIC UTILITY THE HE SPECIFICALLY MENTIONED SO CAL EDISON, RIGHT NOW IT IS UNCLEAR IF THAT ALARM WAS BEFORE OR AFTER THE FIRE BROKE OUT AND HE ALSO TALKED ABOUT THE MAGNITUDE OF THIS FIRE AND HOW HE COMPARES IT TO HURRICANE KATRINA ALL THE WAY BACK IN 2005 SUZANNE: AND L.A. COUNTY SHERIFF JIM McDONALD SAID THERE ARE PEOPLE FRUSTRATED THEY CAN’T GO HOME HE SAID, QUOTE, IF YOU’RE BEING HELD BACK, IT’S BECAUSE YOUR LIFE AND THE LIVES OF YOUR FAMILY AND NEIGHBORS ARE STILL POTENTIALLY IN DANGER WE WANT TO GET YOU HOME, BUT MORE IMPORTANTLY, WE WANT YOU ALIVE

HE’S CONCERNED ABOUT THE TERRAIN, OF COURSE EVEN IF YOUR HOME IS SAFE, HE SAID THERE ARE TREES THAT COULD FALL AND INJURE PEOPLE OR DESTROY HOMES, THERE ARE DOWNED LINES HE SAYS IT’S THE MOST DANGEROUS SINCE THE TOE TOPANGA FIRE IN TE AREA 13 YEARS AGO PETER: THIS FIRE HAS DESTROYED MORE THAN 150 SQUARE MILES, AND THEY PUT THAT IN PERSPECTIVE, THAT IS LARGER THAN THE CITY OF DENVER, COLORADO MORE THAN 96,000 ACRES, THE LARGEST FIRE ON RECORD DATING BACK A HUNDRED YEARS IN OUR AREA STAY WITH US, OUR COVERAGE CONTINUES RIGHT HERE ON CBS 2 ♪ ♪ Welcome to Emirates Mr. Jones Just sit back, relax and let us entertain you with over 3,500 channels of entertainment, including the latest movies and box sets from around the world ( ♪♪ ) We even have live sports and news channels ( ♪♪ ) And your free Wi-Fi will start shortly Enjoy your flight Mr. Jones World’s best inflight entertainment Fly Emirates. Fly Better SC SFX: FEET SHUFFLING Life can change in an instant Be covered when it does with a health plan through Covered California We offer free expert help choosing the best plan for you And all of our plans include free preventive care Financial help is available, so check for yourself to see what savings you qualify for For health insurance starting January 1st, enroll by December 15th Because you never know when life will change Get covered today SUZANNE: WELCOME BACK TO CBS 2 NEWS AT 1 A LOOK AT THE LATEST NUMBERS ON THE WOOLSEY FIRE MORE THAN 96,000 ACRES HAVE BURNED, IT’S NOW 35% CONTAINED PRELIMINARY ESTIMATES SHOW 435 STRUCTURES HAVE BEEN DESTROYED PETER: MANDATORY EVACUATIONS FOR ALL OF MALIBU, PARTS OF CALABASAS, AGOURA HILLS AND WESTLAKE VILLAGES HOWEVER, EVACUATIONS HAVE BEEN LISTED FOR WEST HILLS, OAK PARK, NEWBURY PARK ASK BELL CANYON CERTAINLY, A LOT OF SCHOOLS WILL BE CLOSED THROUGH THANKSGIVING WEEK INCLUDING THE CAMEJO VALLEY AND LAS VIRGENES SCHOOL DISTRICTS WE CONTINUE LIVE TEAM COVERAGE WITH CBS 2’S KANDISS CRONE LIVE IN NEWBURY PARK REPORTER: THINGS ARE LOOKING A LITTLE BIT BETTER, BUT NONETHELESS, PEOPLE ARE STILL ON EDGE WE CAN SEE THE SKYLINE LOOKING MUCH BETTER WITH, JUST SOME WHITE SMOKE AT THIS POINT A STARK DIFFERENCE THAN 9:15 THIS MORNING THE SKY WAS FILLED WITH BLACK SMOKE, WE COULD SEE IT FOR MILES AROUND LET’S TAKE A LOOK AT SOME VIDEO OF THOSE FLAMES THAT WERE AT THE PEAK EARLIER THIS HORNING IT ATTRACTED A LARGE CROWD, WE’VE SEEN DRIVES PULL OVER, RESIDENTS COME OUT OF THEIR HOMES WITH THEIR CAMERA PHONES AND BINOCULARS IN THIS FIRE’S NOT FAR FROM THE SICK MORE CANYON — SYCAMORE CANYON WE’VE ALSO SEEN SOME DEER AND OTHER WILDLIFE RUNNING AROUND, PRESUMABLY BEING PUSHED FROM THEIR NATURAL HABITAT BECAUSE OF THIS FIRE NOW, I SPOKE TO A MAN WHO LIVES IN NEWBURY PARK, HE SAYS HE WAS SHOCKED TO SEE YET ANOTHER FIRE

>> SO MY WIFE AND I, WE WENT OUT FOR BREAKFAST THIS MORNING, AND EVERYTHING WAS CALM, EVERYTHING WAS NICE WE WERE KIND OF SELL BRIGHT AFTER SO MANY DAYS OF — CELEBRATING AFTER SO MANY DAYS OF FIRES THAT THINGS WERE GETTING BACK TO NORMAL AND THEN ALL OF A SUDDEN WHEN WE COME OUT OF PANERA, WE SEE THIS HUGE FIRE IT IS JUST TERRIBLE FOR OUR COMMUNITY AFTER WHAT HAPPENED ON WEDNESDAY MIGHT AND ALL — WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND ALL THESE LAST COUPLE OF DAYS IT’S LIKE WE’RE NOT GETTING A BREAK REPORTER: AND AS I MENTIONED, ALL OF THAT SMOKE HAS ATTRACTED QUITE A FEW SPECTATORS INCLUDING JAMES CAREY WHO LIVES IN THE AREA JAMES, JUST TELL ME WHAT BROUGHT YOU HERE AND DESCRIBE WHAT YOU’VE BEEN SEEING THIS WHOLE TIME YOU’VE BEEN SITTING IN YOUR CAR >> YEAH WE LIVE NEARBY, AND WE WERE GETTING CONFLICTING REPORTS ABOUT WHEN WE SHOULD LEAVE I’M VERY FAMILIAR WITH THE AREA, AND I WAS HERE DURING THE LAST BIG FIRE, SO I COME OUT TO THE PERIMETER HERE, CHECK OUT THE MARVEL AT THE BRAVERY OF OUR FIREFIGHTERS AND THEIR EXPERTISE I MEAN, THESE PLANES — LOOK AT THAT ONE RIGHT THERE, JUST DROPPING PHOS-CHECK IS THAT WHAT IT’S CALLED? REPORTER: YEAH, THE FIRE RETARDANT A GOOD SIGN THOUGH, RIGHT? >> IT’S A VERY GOOD SIGN AND ABOUT AN HOUR AGO THE CLOUDS WERE HUGE HERE, AND NOW THEY’VE DISSIPATED, SO IT LOOKS LIKE WHATEVER THEY’RE DOING, THEY’RE DOING RIGHT ONCE AGAIN REPORTER: NOW, ARE YOU CONCERNED ABOUT, YOU KNOW, THIS THING JUST KIND OF TAKING OFF? FROM WHAT WE’VE SEEN, IT LOOKS LIKE FIRE CREWS ARE MAKING PROGRESS, BUT I GUESS PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN THIS AREA ALWAYS HAVE TO KEEP WATCH AND BE VIGILANT >> ABSOLUTELY THEY’RE FAVORABLE FOR OUR NEIGHBORHOOD BECAUSE THE WINDS ARE BLOWING AWAY FROM US, BUT IF THEY TURN AROUND IN THE SEENING, THAT COULD BLOW — IN THE EVENING, THAT COULD BLOW THINGS BACK THAT HAPPENED IN THE 2013 FIRE WINDS CHANGED, CAME ALL THE WAY BACK TO THIS FOR INSTANCE RIGHT IN FRONT OF US REPORTER: THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR SPEAKING WITH US AS YOU CAN SEE, IT LOOKS DRASTICALLY DIFFERENT THAN WHEN WE FIRST GOT HERE A GOOD SIGN WE’RE NOT GETTING HEAVY, HEAVY, INTENSE WINDS HOPEFULLY, THAT IS HELPING FIREFIGHTERS NONETHELESS, I CAN SAY PEOPLE ARE FEELING A LITTLE WIT MORE RELIEVED NOW THAT THE SKYLINE IS LOOKING A LOT WERE THE SEND IT BACK TO YOU GUYS PETER: SOME AREAS ARE SEEING RELIEF EVACUATIONS ARE BEING LIFTED FOR PARTS OF CALABASAS SUZANNE: CBS 2’S GREG MILLS — ACTUALLY, KARA FINNSTROM IS LIVE ON THE GROUND HOW’S IT LOOKING OUT THERE? REPORTER: YEAH WELL, THE BIG RELIEF FOR FOLKS OUT HERE WAS TO SEE THAT LINE OF FIRE TRUCKS THAT HEADED OUT AFTER THAT HUGE FLARE-UP HERE ON BONY MOUNTAIN TWO OF THE FOLKS THAT WERE REALLY WATCHING THIS GO DOWN ARE AN AND COOPER — ANN AND COOPER, THEY LIVE JUST A COUPLE OF BLOCKS AWAY IN NEWBURY PARK YOU WERE WATCHING THOSE MAGNIFICENT AIR DROPS, ONE AFTER THE OTHER TELL ME ABOUT HOW YOU’RE FEELING RIGHT NOW >> RIGHT NOW I’M FEELING A LITTLE BIT RELIEVED BASICALLY, I’M STILL NERVOUS WE’VE ALREADY PACKED THINGS, YOU KNOW, JUST IN CASE, YOU KNOW, ANYTHING HAPPENS AGAIN BUT ALL I CAN SAY IS THAT WE’RE PRAYING FOR EVERYBODY, YOU KNOW? PEOPLE THAT HAVE BEEN, YOU KNOW, DEVASTATED BY THIS INCIDENT, YOU KNOW, THE FIRE AND EVERYTHING JUST HOPING THAT EVERYBODY IS GOING TO BE OKAY, YOU KNOW? BASICALLY, THAT’S WHAT I’M REALLY PRAYING FOR [LAUGHTER] REPORTER: A LOT OF NERVES OUT HERE AND COOPER IS JUST 12 YEARS OLD YOU SAID INITIALLY, YOU WERE IN SCHOOL AND GOT VERY CONCERNED >> YEAH A GIRL RAN INTO MY CLASSROOM, AND SHE SAID THERE’S A BIG FIRE, AND MY TEACHER ASKED IF IT WAS ON CAMPUS, AND WE SAID NO, BUT IT WAS VERY SCARY THE SMOKE JUST, IT JUST COVERED THE WHOLE SKY AND THE SUN, IT JUST TURNED RED, AND I WAS JUST REALLY SCARED REPORTER: AND THEN THIS TODAY, AND WHAT WERE YOU DOING AT THAT POINT? >> I WAS ACTUALLY SLEEPING, AND MY BROTHER CAME IN AND SAID, YET UP, THERE’S A FIRE — GET UP, THERE’S A FIRE ON BONY AND MY MOM SAID DON’T SAY THAT, IT’LL MAKE HIM NERVOUS MY GOING TO PACK EVERYTHING IN THE CAR JUST TO MAKE SURE, IN CASE WE HAVE I’M JUST RELIEVED THAT THE FIREFIGHTERS, THEY’RE JUST DOING A GREAT JOB REPORTER: THANK YOU SO MUCH FROM YOUNG AND OLDER — [LAUGHTER] AND MANY, MANY FOLKS IN THIS COMMUNITY, PETER AND SHARON, TELLING US HOW GRATEFUL THEY ARE TO THOSE FIREFIGHTERS THE QUICKNESS, THE SWIFTNESS WITH THEY RESPONDED, AND WE SAW THOSE DC-10s OVERHEAD AND ALL THOSE HELICOPTERS DROPPING WATER, REALLY QUITE REMARKABLE AND IF, OF COURSE, EVERYONE HERE IS SAYING THIS REALLY DOES UNDERLINE THE NEED FOR THE CAUTION THAT THESE FIREFIGHTERS HAVE BEEN EXERCISING IN BRINGING SOME OF THESE PEOPLE BACK INTO THESE COMMUNITIES PETER: YOU JUST MENTIONED THE GRATITUDE AMONG SO MANY PEOPLE A LOT OF THESE FOLKS HAD TO EVACUATE THEY’RE NOW RETURNING, HOPEFULLY, TO THEIR HOMES IT JUST SEEMS LIKE THE OPTIMISM HAS RETURNED FOR SOME OF THESE FOLKS REPORTER: IT HAS AND, YOU KNOW, EARLIER I THINK

WE SPOKE DURING OUR LAST HOUR WITH A FIREFIGHTER, A RETIRED FIREFIGHTER, WHO TALKED ABOUT ALL THE WORK THAT’S BEEN DONE JUST BECAUSE WE KNOW WE’RE IN A DROUGHT SITUATION WE KNOW WHAT OUR HILLSIDES LOOK LIKE WE KNEW WHAT THE THREAT WAS BEFORE THESE SANTA ANA WINDS KICKED IN THAT THERE WAS A BREAK PUT HERE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN A LONG TIME NEXT TO THIS HILLSIDE HE SAID HAD THE FLAMES COME THIS WAY, THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN VITALLY IMPORTANT IN PROTECTING NEW BURR ARELY PARK WHICH HAS 12,000 RESIDENTS A LOT OF GRATITUDE FOR THE WORK TO TRYING TO PROTECT — TO TRY TO PROTECT COMMUNITIES PETER: KARA, THANKS SO MUCH SOME AREAS ARE SEEING RELIEF, AND THE EVACUATIONS HAVE BEEN LIFTED FOR PARTS OF CALABASAS SUZANNE: GREG MILLS CONTINUES OUR LIVE TEAM COVERAGE WITH A LOOK AT WHICH NEIGHBORHOODS ARE BACK OPEN TO RESIDENTS, BUT IT HASN’T BEEN EASY OUT THERE, GREG REPORTER: SUE SCAN AND PETER, NO, IT HASN’T WE’RE JUST THIS SIDE OF LAS VIRGENES, MALIBU STATE PARK IS THAT DIRECTION, KIND OF BORDERS UP AGAINST THIS NEIGHBORHOOD LET ME TELL YOU, I’VE GOT TO READ IT LONE SPRINGS ROAD AND SAGE COURT I AM ON LONE SPRINGS ROAD SAGE COURT IS RIGHT THERE BEEN INTERESTING, PEOPLE HAVE BEEN — THE EVACUATION ORDERS WERE LIFTED THIS MORNING PEOPLE COMING BACK HERE, AS YOU CAN SEE TONS OF CARS ONE THING THAT’S INTERESTING TOO, THEIR POWER IS OUT — I’M SORRY, EXCUSE ME, POWER IS ON INTERNET IS OUT SO WE’VE NOTICED A LOT OF PEOPLE OUT WALKING SO THAT MIGHT NOT BE SUCH A BAD DEAL WHEN THE INTERNET IS OUT, ALTHOUGH THIS WOMAN WHO CAME BACK JUST A LITTLE WHILE AGO SAID SHE WORKS FROM HOME AND THAT INTERNET IS LIFE SO YOU CAN TAKE A LOOK AT THIS NEIGHBORHOOD THIS NEIGHBORHOOD WAS EVACUATED SINCE LATE LAST WEEK, LAST THURSDAY NIGHT, AND PEOPLE HAVE TALES TO TELL WE SPOKE TO A COUPLE OF FAMILIES THAT ARE TOGETHER RIGHT NOW IN THIS BROWN HOUSE TO YOUR RIGHT, AND HERE’S THEIR STORY, A HARROWING TALE FROM JUST LAST WEEK >> OH, MY GOD OH, MY GOD — [AUDIO DIFFICULTY] [AUDIO DIFFICULTY] >> FORM THE REST OF THE EVACUATION ORDERS FOR CALL WAS SAWS WILL BE LIFTED SO FAR EVERYBODY’S OUTSIDE, THEY’RE TALKING, COMPARING TALES TALKING ABOUT WHERE THEY WERE A LOT OF PEOPLE WENT AND SENT TIME WITH FRIENDS, AND IN THE CASE OF RITA, FRIEND ASK AND THEN MORE FRIENDS AND MORE FRIENDS AND BACK HERE WITH HER FRIENDS HERE IN CALABASAS BUT PEOPLE ARE BACK HERE, THEY’RE HAPPY OTHER PARTS OF CALABASAS ARE STILL UNDER EVACUATION ORDERS, AND THEY HAVE WATCHED FROM AFAR AS THINGS LIKE LAKE SHERWOOD ERUPTED THIS AFTERNOON WE’VE HAD WIND HERE TODAY NOT STRONG WIND, BUT PRETTY MUCH A STEADY WIND HERE, AND SO THERE’S ALWAYS CONCERN BUT THE GOOD THING FOR THESE PEOPLE IS, AS THEY SAID, EVERYTHING BURNED AROUND IT, SO THEY SHOULD BE SAFE NO GUARANTEES WE KNOW HOW WILD THIS HAS BEEN WITH THOSE EMBERS TRAVELING A LONG, LONG WAY AND STARTING NEW FIRES WITH THIS FIRE WE’VE HAD NOW FOR THE BETTER PART OF A WEEK PETER, SUZANNE, BACK TO YOU TWO PETER: GREG, THANKS SUZANNE: AND HE WAS SAYING THE KIDS WANT THAT NORMALCY BACK THEY’RE REALLY GOING THROUGH A TOUGH TIME TOO WE WANT TO LET YOU KNOW HOW YOU CAN HELP CBS 2 AND KCAL9 ARE PARTNERING WITH THE R.A. RAMS AND UNITED WAY RIGHT NOW YOU CAN DONATE ONLINE, JUST GO TO CBSLA.COM/CBSLAHELPS IT’S ON YOUR SCREEN RIGHT NOW AND BE SURE TO WATCH TOMORROW, WE HAVE A LIVE FUNDRAISER STARTING AT 11 IN THE MORNING WE’LL BE RIGHT BACK ♪ ♪ Oh, yeah! Bring on the holidays! That’s yes for less Everything you need to prep, cook and serve up the season It feels even better when you find it for less-at Ross Yes for less You know when you’re at Ross

and you realize you are the the hostess with the mostest Yes! Yeah! That’s yes for less Entertain in style all season long It feels even better when you find it for less-at Ross Yes for less SUZANNE: WELCOME BACK TO CBS 2 NEWS AT 1 TWO ALPACAS SAVED FROM THE WOOLSEY FIRE THANKS TO GOOD SAMARITANS AND FIREFIGHTERS JIM VICKERS SAYS THEY WERE PENNED UP ON A PROPERTY NEAR HIS HOME, AND HE TELLS US, SADLY, SIX OTHERRAL ALPACAS DIDN’T MAKE IT, BUT THE FIREFIGHTERS HELPED HIM AND HIS WIFE LOAD THE SURVIVING TWO THEY’RE SAFE AT PIERCE COLLEGE, AND THE VICKERS SAY THEY PLAN TO EVENTUALLY ADOPT THE TWO PETER: VERY NICE AND SANDRA BULLOCK IS HELPING ANIMALS THE ACTRESS DONATED $100,000 TO THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF VENTURA COUNTY WHICH IS RESCUING AND CARING FOR ALL THE EVACUATED ANIMALS THE GROUP SAYS THE MONEY WILL HELP PROVIDE 24/7 CARE FOR HORSES, BULLS, DONKEYS, DUCKS AND OTHERS SUZANNE: AND WE’VE BEEN COVERING ALL OF THESE WIND CONDITIONS AND THE WEATHER, AND IT’S REALLY BEEN TOUGH BECAUSE WE HAVEN’T GOTTEN A BREAK RECENTLY PETER: IT’S NOT OVER YET, RIGHT, DANIELLE? DANIELLE: THE END IS IN SIGHT, THAT’S THE GOOD NEWS BUT UNTIL THEN, WE THE RED FLAG WARNINGS IN EFFECT FOR MANY OF YOU THROUGH TOMORROW AT FIVE, FOR THE BEACH AND BASIN TIL TONIGHT AT FIVE WIND ADVISORIES AND HIGH WIND WARNINGS ARE SET TO EXPIRE AT 5:00 TODAY, SO AT LEAST THE WINDS ARE GOING TO WIND DOWN FOR SOME OF YOU WE’RE STILL GOING TO HAVE REALLY DRY CONDITIONS AND WARM TEMPERATURES INTO TOMORROW SO I DO WANT TO SHOW