15 Videos Show What It’s Really Like Trying to Survive the California Wildfires

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Firefighters on the ground trying to slow the spread of a large fire.

The Northern California wildfires are fast-moving, unpredictable, and for some, unsurvivable. The videos below will show you what it’s really like, trying to survive an ever-changing inferno…and why you shouldn’t wait for the official evacuation order.

A lot of folks have been critical, saying blithely, “They knew there was a fire. They should have evacuated.” It’s important to understand that it doesn’t always work like that with wildfires. Armchair quarterbacking is easy. Fleeing when the car you’re driving literally catches on fire and the smoke is blinding you is not.

First of all, fires move rapidly. You can be in no danger whatsoever and just see a fire on the distant horizon, and then minutes later, it’s at your back door. Secondly, they change courses. Many times, the fire gets ahold of some new fuel – like a home, tall grass, or trees, and the course veers in that direction. Finally, high winds have propelled these fires rapidly and fanned them to new heights. Every fall, California has something called the “Diablo Winds.” These are seasonal gusts that can reach as high as 80 mph and cause extremely high fire danger. When coupled with existing fires, it’s nothing less than the perfect storm.

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Daisy Luther is a freelance writer and editor who lives in a small village in the Pacific Northwestern area of the United States.  She is the author of The Pantry Primer: How to Build a One Year Food Supply in Three Months. On her website, The Organic Prepper, Daisy writes about healthy prepping, homesteading adventures, and the pursuit of liberty and food freedom.  Daisy is a co-founder of the website Nutritional Anarchy, which focuses on resistance through food self-sufficiency. Daisy’s articles are widely republished throughout alternative media. You can follow her on Facebook, Pinterest,  and Twitter, and you can email her at daisy@theorganicprepper.ca

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  • NonYo Business

    And dont forget… most of these fires are started because some douchebag throws their cigarette out the window. I dont know how many times we have fires all along the highways in SoCal, at least 3 or 4 a year.

  • rlhnkh

    Examples of socialism under Jerry Brown! Fire fighters couldn’t care less about stopping the fire, they just want job security! Their jobs are to keep their jobs!

  • TGFD

    TGFD here.
    Shame, shame on you, California. I don’t care about you and your fires. You wanted to live in paradise, didn’t you??
    Choke on the smoke, and burn in the flames, for all I care. Your house is gone, and you have no where to live? Ain’t that a shame.