Global  

Central California wildfires rage on as people airlifted to safety

Video Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO - Duration: 01:13s - Published
Central California wildfires rage on as people airlifted to safety

Central California wildfires rage on as people airlifted to safety

Rescuers in military helicopters airlifted 207 people to safety after anexplosive wildfire trapped them in a popular camping area in California’sSierra National Forest.

It was one of dozens of fires burning on Sunday amidrecord-breaking temperatures that strained the state's electrical grid andthreatened power outages for millions.

The California Office of EmergencyServices said Black Hawk and Chinook helicopters were used for the rescueswhich began late on Saturday and continued into Sunday morning at Mammoth PoolReservoir.


You Might Like


💡 One News Page Knowledge: Other News Mentions

California California State of the United States of America

Meet Siqi Mou, the founder who is using artificial intelligence to redefine skincare [Video]

Meet Siqi Mou, the founder who is using artificial intelligence to redefine skincare

In this episode of #SiliconValley2.0, hosted by Sabrina Halper, we bring you a conversation with HelloAva co-founder Siqi Mou. Born in China, Siqi moved to California to attend Stanford University. After graduating, she worked at JP Morgan and was an on-air anchor for Bloomberg Indonesia. Eventually, she found herself back at Stanford for business school. It was there, as part of a class project, that she began to work on the idea behind HelloAva. HelloAva Inc is a tech-enabled beauty personalization startup which combines artificial intelligence and human expertise. This cutting edge, data-driven approach has led them to over 1.6 million skincare consultations. Applying the pillars of modern technology onto the ever-growing beauty industry has helped this start up stand out. In this episode, you can hear about Siqi’s path to her start-up, her insights into the future of the industry, and her personal approach to following her dreams. Silicon Valley 2.0 is a fortnightly series that showcases the next generation of entrepreneurs and businesses that have the potential to scale new heights.

Credit: HT Digital Content    Duration: 16:49Published

California crews rescue hiker pinned for hours by boulder

The California Highway Patrol came to the rescue of a hiker who was pinned by a falling boulder while he was out in the mountains near Calistoga. Jamie Yuccas..
CBS News

Kamala Harris calls teen artist who painted her portrait

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris called a teen artist from California whose painting of her went viral.
CBS News

Young adults chronicle life back at home after moving in with their parents because of the pandemic

For the first time since the Great Depression, a majority of young adults are now living with their parents. Nearly 3 million U.S. adults moved back in with..
CBS News

Related news from verified sources

California avoids major power outages as wildfires rage

Rescuers in military helicopters airlifted 207 people to safety over the weekend after an explosive...
IndiaTimes - Published

Helicopters rescue over 200 from Calif. wildfires

Rescuers in military helicopters airlifted 207 people to safety after an explosive wildfire trapped...
USATODAY.com - Published


Related videos from verified sources

Glass Fire in Napa County burns 11,000 acres in 24 hours [Video]

Glass Fire in Napa County burns 11,000 acres in 24 hours

This is the raging inferno caused by a wildfire which grew 11,000 acres in 24 hours and is expected to continue to grow due to weather conditions and which is zero per cent contained.The shocking..

Credit: Zenger News     Duration: 00:20Published
California firefighters set strategic fire to build wildfire containment line [Video]

California firefighters set strategic fire to build wildfire containment line

Firefighters in California have been filmed setting fire to brush in the Mount Wilson area of Los Angeles.The controlled fires are a strategy to stop the raging Bobcat Fire that is currently looming..

Credit: Zenger News     Duration: 00:32Published
Brewery creates beer to help victims of California wildfires [Video]

Brewery creates beer to help victims of California wildfires

When one of the largest wildfires in California's history started burning in the Sierra National Forest, Tioga Sequoia Brewing Co. knew they needed to do something. Enter, Forest Love, a campaign to..

Credit: Localish     Duration: 03:28Published