Trump called the destruction from forest fires in California «catastrophic»

© AFP 2018 / Josh EdelsonПожар in the town of Paradise, California. November 8, 2018Trump called the destruction from forest fires in California «catastrophic»© AFP 2018 / Josh Edelson

The US President Donald trump said that the fires in California are «catastrophic destruction».

«More than 4 thousand people are fighting the fires in camp and Woolsey in California, which burned for more than 170 thousand acres (690 square miles — ed.) in the shower, We supported those fighting the fires, with 52 thousand evacuees and the families of the 11 victims. The destruction is catastrophic. God bless them all,» wrote trump on Twitter.

In another tweet he added that the fires spread quickly.

«If people are not evacuated quickly, there is a risk that they will catch fire. Please listen to instructions to evacuate from officials and authorities of the States!» — added the President of the United States.

Previously, trump has declared California a state of emergency that will allow the state to apply for Federal assistance in the aftermath of the fires.

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