Mandatory evacuations were ordered for the Woolsey Fire south of the 101 Freeway to the coast - from the Ventura/LA County line east to Malibu Canyon Road, including areas in Malibu.
Earlier in the day, the Hill Fire near Thousand Oaks in Ventura Country needed just 12 minutes to jump Highway 101, one of the area's primary roadways.
The fire was driven by heavy winds last night. Some structures have already been destroyed, Cal Fire reported.
Massive wildfires are tearing through parts of California, destroying hundreds buildings and forcing thousands of people from their homes. By Friday morning the Hill Fire had scorched over 6,100 acres and was threatening a reported 400 structures.
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As of Friday morning, evacuation centers were set up at Thousand Oaks High School, at 2323 North Moorpark Road; the Borchard Community Center at 190 Reino Road in Newbury Park; and Camarillo Community Center at 1605 Burnley St. "I pray everyone is safe", she wrote.
Kim, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian also evacuated their homes in Calabasas on Thursday night as the fires grew out of control just hours after igniting. Early Friday, the whipping winds prevented fire commanders from ordering aerial assaults in the early morning hours, but some flights began at 5:30 a.m.as the wind died down. So far, it has burned through 20,000 acres, injured firefighters and residents, and prompted hospitals and schools to quickly evacuate.
A second evacuation center for animals was opened this morning at Hansen Dam, 11770 Foothill Blvd.in Lake View Terrace, after the evacuation center at Pierce College in Woodland Hills reached capacity. It's near Hill Canyon Road and Santa Rosa Road in the Santa Rosa Valley.
Thousands evacuated, many abandoned their vehicles and fleeing on foot as flames surrounded major roadways in the area.
The city of Malibu has reduced the scope a mandatory evacuation order for the beachside community as a wildfire approaches.
California fire captain Scott McLean said earlier that "pretty much the entire community of Paradise is destroyed", adding that the fire had grown to nearly 110 square miles - four times its original size.