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Fire Threatens Homes in Calabasas, California, as Thousands Evacuate18s

Fire Threatens Homes in Calabasas, California, as Thousands Evacuate

Only a day after a shooting that left 12 dead and Ventura County reeling, area residents were forced to evacuate as a wildfire encroached on homes in Calabasas on November 9. Video taken in the early hours of Friday morning shows Ventura County firefighters responding to protect houses as the Woolsey Fire burned through the hills above a Calabasas neighborhood. The Woolsey Fire was one of several blazes raging in California. The strong Santa Ana winds caused a brush fire to spread rapidly and prompted the evacuation of 75,000 residents, CBS Los Angeles reported. Mandatory evacuations were ordered for Malibu after the Woolsey Fire jumped the 101 freeway. Credit: Adrienne Janic via Storyful

Floodwater Swamps Bridge as Storms Hit South of France20s

Floodwater Swamps Bridge as Storms Hit South of France

Meteo France issued an orange alert for Montpellier and surrounding areas of France’s Herault region on Friday, November 9, with heavy rain, high winds, and a possible tornado reported. This video shows floodwater having raised the level of the Vidourle River, near the town of Villetelle, swamping a bridge. Credit: MeteoAgde via Storyful

Man Shot by Police After Knife Attack and Car Explosion in Melbourne37s

Man Shot by Police After Knife Attack and Car Explosion in Melbourne

A man waving a knife was shot by police on Melbourne’s Bourke Street on Friday, November 9, shortly after a car explosion prompted police to lock down the street. Victoria Police issued a statement saying a man was arrested at the scene and taken to hospital under police guard in a critical condition. They said a small number of people were being treated for stab wounds. Police officers were initially responded to reports of a car fire. Footage shared on social media shows a man charging at two police officers with the burning car in the background. Credit: Anonymous via Storyful

Police Respond to Reports of Shooter at Topsail High School, North Carolina6m45s

Police Respond to Reports of Shooter at Topsail High School, North Carolina

Police responded to reports of an active shooter at Topsail High School, in Hampstead, North Carolina, on November 9. This video shows a man driving towards the school, with emergency vehicles visible on the road near the end of the footage. Pender County Sheriff’s Office told local media that, as of 7 am, there were no reported injuries. A post shared within a closed Facebook group for local residents was described as showing an email from Pender County Schools received by parents. It said “all campuses on the eastern side of the county are on lockdown.” According to one post within a different Facebook group used by locals, some students were at the school for cheer leading practice from 5.45 am. Credit: Dennis Rollison via Storyful

Drone Shows Storm Damage to Discount Store in Montpellier Suburb39s

Drone Shows Storm Damage to Discount Store in Montpellier Suburb

Meteo France issued an orange alert for the Montpellier area on Friday, November 9, with heavy rain, high winds, and a possible tornado hitting the city and surrounding areas. This drone footage was posted to a Facebook page dedicated to covering weather events in the area. It shows damage to a discount store in the Montpellier suburb of Le Cres. Credit: MeteoAgde via Storyful

King Arthur the Alligator Makes an Appearance in Beaufort, South Carolina33s

King Arthur the Alligator Makes an Appearance in Beaufort, South Carolina

Jessica Miller, head naturalist at Fripp Island Activity Center, captured video of an almost 11-foot alligator strolling the streets of Fripp Island, South Carolina on November 7. The reptile, affectionately known as King Arthur, was walking on Ocean Creek Boulevard and was likely looking for the spot to spend the winter, according to representatives of the Fripp Island Activity Center. The gator can be seen wearing a satellite transmitter that was placed on him back in April by the Clemson University alligator researchers team, according to news reports. Credit: Jessica Miller/ Fripp Island Activity Center via Storyful

Camp Fire Rages Near Californian Town of Magalia11s

Camp Fire Rages Near Californian Town of Magalia

Cal Fire officials said on Thursday, November 8, that the northern California town of Paradise was almost completely destroyed by a fast-moving wildfire dubbed the Camp Fire. Residents of the Butte County town in the Sierra Nevada mountains faced a frightening and hurried evacuation from Paradise and surrounding communities as the wildfire advanced and drivers abandoned vehicles, blocking roads. Cal Fire said thousands of structures had been destroyed, or were under threat, from the fire, which exploded to cover 20,000 acres from early Thursday morning with the aid of gusting winds. This video, shared on November 8, shows the town of Paradise being engulfed by the fire. Credit: Anabel Lois via Storyful

Camp Fire Evacuees Trapped on Car-Choked Roads10s

Camp Fire Evacuees Trapped on Car-Choked Roads

Cal Fire officials said on Thursday, November 8, that the northern California town of Paradise was almost completely destroyed by a fast-moving wildfire dubbed the Camp Fire. Residents of the Butte County town in the Sierra Nevada mountains faced a frightening and hurried evacuation from Paradise and surrounding communities as the wildfire advanced and drivers abandoned vehicles blocking roads. Cal Fire warned thousands of structures had been destroyed, or were under threat, from the fire which exploded to cover 20,000 acres from early Thursday morning with the aid of gusting winds. This footage, recorded in Paradise, California, shows a road jammed with traffic as the flames burn closer. Credit: Whitney Vaughan via Storyful

Camp Fire Evacuee Flee Paradise, California, on Roads Flanked by Flames3m27s

Camp Fire Evacuee Flee Paradise, California, on Roads Flanked by Flames

Cal Fire officials said on Thursday, November 8, that the northern California town of Paradise was almost completely destroyed by a fast-moving wildfire dubbed the Camp Fire. Residents of the Butte County town in the Sierra Nevada mountains faced a frightening and hurried evacuation from Paradise and surrounding communities as the wildfire advanced and drivers abandoned vehicles blocking roads. Cal Fire warned thousands of structures had been destroyed, or were under threat, from the fire which exploded to cover 20,000 acres from early Thursday morning with the aid of gusting winds. These videos, shared by Paradise resident Artemio Silva Jr, show his escape from the town on roads flanked by flames, as well trees and buildings on fire, include the town’s McDonald’s restaurant. Credit: Artemio Silva Jr via Storyful

Camp Fire Forces Evacuations in Northern California Towns31s

Camp Fire Forces Evacuations in Northern California Towns

Officials told thousands of people in Butte County, California, to move to safety on Thursday, November 8, as a wildfire spread out of control from Feather River Canyon. The Camp Fire started at about 6:30am and hit 5,000 acres three hours later as high winds swept the flames over dry terrain. Credit: eE Charlton-Trujillo via Storyful

Winds Feed Rapid Expansion of Northern California Fire52s

Winds Feed Rapid Expansion of Northern California Fire

A wildfire burning in Butte County, California, exploded to 5,000 acres in its first three hours on Thursday, November 8, prompting evacuation orders for the city of Paradise and darkening the skies for miles around. Utilities officials said several thousand customers had lost power because of the fire, which started in Feather River Canyon. This video was shot in Chico. Credit: suddenlybutterfly via Storyful

Camp Fire Encroaches on Roadways near Paradise33s

Camp Fire Encroaches on Roadways near Paradise

Flames licked the edges of roadways near Paradise, California, as the Camp Fire rapidly spread and prompted evacuations on November 8. Video taken as a resident fled shows trees and underbrush burning along the road. Evacuations have been underway throughout the day. At the time of this reporting, the fire had grown to 20,000 acres and caused thousands to leave their homes. Credit: Jillian Smalley via Storyful

Man Fire Drives Through Camp Fire Flames in Northern California1m00s

Man Fire Drives Through Camp Fire Flames in Northern California

Residents of Concow, California, were asked to evacuate as the “Camp Fire”: http://stryfl.com/4p9j that erupted Thursday morning in Northern California. Colton Percifield captured the video while driving on Windermere Lane on November 8. Evacuations were also directed for all of Paradise, which is home to nearly 27,000 residents, and nearby Pulga due to the Camp Fire, according to news reports. The fire started at about 6:30am Thursday morning and reached 5,000 acres in three hours, fueled by high winds. By late this afternoon, the fire had topped 18,000 acres. Credit: Colton Percifield via Storyful

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Published: November 8, 201875 views
Man and Cats Take Harrowing Drive Out of California's Camp Fire52s

Man and Cats Take Harrowing Drive Out of California's Camp Fire

A blazed named the Camp Fire started to burn in Paradise, California, on the morning of November 8, forcing a man to abandon his paradise along with his pets. According to the Butte County Sheriff’s office, about 27,000 people have been evacuated from Paradise as the fire continued to burn, threatening lives and homes. The fire began near Camp Creek Road and then began to move west toward Paradise, and so was named the Camp Fire. Joshua Siegel was able to record footage from inside the car as he was evacuating Paradise with his pets, showing just how intense the flames were. Both sides of the road are burning, only a few yards away from the vehicles driving past. Hospitals and schools in the area have been evacuated but so far no reports of injuries. Credit: Joshua Siegel via Storyful

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Published: November 8, 201814 views
Skies Darken Over Chico, California, as Camp Fire Spreads29s

Skies Darken Over Chico, California, as Camp Fire Spreads

Firefighters battled a rapidly spreading wildfire near Chico, California, on Thursday, November 8, as the heavy smoke from the blaze darkened skies in the area. The Camp Fire was first reported at 6:30 am and reached 5,000 acres in just three hours. These videos show the sky over Chico late Thursday morning. Credit: Kathie Leung via Storyful

Smoke Blankets Chico as Camp Fire Spreads34s

Smoke Blankets Chico as Camp Fire Spreads

Residents of Chico, California, woke to a blanket of smoke from the nearby Camp Fire on Thursday, November 8. The fire started at 6:30am and reached 5,000 acres just three hours later because of high winds. Video taken along Highway 32 north of Chico shows a thick cloud of smoke from the blaze as it spread. The Chico Enterprise Record reported that the fire started early on Thursday morning. So far, the fire has impacted a large swath of the Sacramento Valley, but officials have issued a smoke for San Francisco, the Chronicle said. Evacuations have been ordered throughout Butte County. Credit: Erik Gledhill via Storyful

Classic Australia: Kangaroo Goes For Early Morning Dip in the Ocean31s

Classic Australia: Kangaroo Goes For Early Morning Dip in the Ocean

Locals enjoying an early morning stroll at Normanville Beach, South Australia, on Thursday, November 8, were delighted to see a kangaroo taking a dip in the ocean. In this video, the roo’s head is seen bobbing in and out of the waves before it hops out of the water and across the sand. Credit: Rachel Graves via Storyful

Huge Crowd Forms Outside Police Cordon on Bourke Street, Melbourne1m38s

Huge Crowd Forms Outside Police Cordon on Bourke Street, Melbourne

Thousands of shoppers and pedestrians at Bourke Street, Melbourne, were held back by police after a car burst into flames and several people were stabbed in the popular shopping precinct. This video shows police guarding the scene after the incident. The man who filmed this video, Todd Linton Gawn, managed to take a photograph of police surrounding a body underneath a sheet surrounded by blood. Victoria Police confirmed the incident in a press release stating that police responded to reports of a car fire at about 4:20pm at the Swanston Street junction with Bourke Street. Police said the suspect had been arrested and had been taken to hospital in a critical condition. Police said a number of people were treated for stab wounds. Credit: Todd Linton Gawn via Storyful

Dog Flips Out After Owner Leaves For Three Hours40s

Dog Flips Out After Owner Leaves For Three Hours

This shih tzu, affectionately known as Barry Beans, was so excited to see his owner again, and they had only been separated for three hours! This video shows his delighted reaction when his owner returns home. Credit: Andy Leeman via Storyful

Paediatric Patient Served Frozen, Mouldy Food at Canberra Hospital46s

Paediatric Patient Served Frozen, Mouldy Food at Canberra Hospital

A concerned mother took to Facebook to share photos and videos of frozen food and mouldy bread served to paediatric patients at Canberra Hospital. On November 3, Clode said her son, Charlie, who is being treated for congenital heart disease, was served frozen chicken, salad and rice. When she went to the communal kitchen on the ward to find an alternative meal, she found mouldy bread buzzing with fruit flies. She raised concerns about the cleanliness of the food and wards. “I’ve written my first formal complaint about this hospital ever. I would call and lodge a report but the whole of ACT healths (sic) website has broken links. “Things really need fixing around here.” An update made on November 8 to the post stated that hospital representatives visited Clode and told her “this is not good enough”. Credit: Melissa Clode via Storyful

'Protect Mueller' Investigation Protesters Rally in Burbank, California55s

'Protect Mueller' Investigation Protesters Rally in Burbank, California

Thousands of protesters joined rallies in cities across the United States on Thursday, November 8, to demand that President Donald Trump not interfere with an investigation into Russian meddling with the 2016 election. The protests were organised after Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned on Wednesday, November 7, and the White House announced his chief of staff, Matthew Whitaker, would become the acting Attorney General. Sessions had recused himself overseeing Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation while Whitaker has previously called for a scaling back of the probe. This video shows protesters on the streets of Burbank, California. Credit: Hilari Scarl via Storyful

Escape From Paradise: Resident Shares Video of Camp Fire Flanking Roads12s

Escape From Paradise: Resident Shares Video of Camp Fire Flanking Roads

Cal Fire officials said on Thursday, November 8, that the northern California town of Paradise was almost completely destroyed by a fast-moving wildfire dubbed the Camp Fire. Residents of the Butte County town in the Sierra Nevada mountains faced a frightening and hurried evacuation from Paradise and surrounding communities as the wildfire advanced and drivers abandoned vehicles blocking roads. Cal Fire warned thousands of structures had been destroyed, or were under threat, from the fire which exploded to cover 20,000 acres from early Thursday morning with the aid of gusting winds. Paradise resident Laurie Pillsbury shared this footage of her escape from the town on busy roads flanked by flames. Credit: Laurie Pillsbury via Storyful

Thousands of Protesters Pack New York City's Times Square to Support Mueller Investigation1m39s

Thousands of Protesters Pack New York City's Times Square to Support Mueller Investigation

Thousands of protesters joined rallies in cities across the United States on Thursday, November 8, to demand that President Donald Trump not interfere with an investigation into Russian meddling with the 2016 election. In New York City, around 6,000 people marched from Times Square to Union Square, chanting slogans including “Hands off Mueller” and “Nobody’s above the law” and holding signs that said “Truth Must Triumph” and “Repeal, Replace Trump.” The nationwide protests were organised after Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned on Wednesday, November 7, and the White House announced his chief of staff, Matthew Whitaker, would become the acting Attorney General. Sessions had recused himself overseeing Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation while Whitaker has previously called for a scaling back of the probe. This video, shared on November 8, shows protesters chanting slogans at Times Square. Credit: Sarah Wilson via Storyful

Golfer Nails Unbelievable Trick Shots1s

Golfer Nails Unbelievable Trick Shots

Andrew Borys has some serious skills with a golf club. In this compilation, he makes some slick trick shots, including one very impressive “Keurig shot” which took him weeks to master. The video had over 12,000 views on Instagram at the time of writing. Credit: bbsdoingnothing via Storyful

A Call to Charms: Adorable Toddler Has So Much to Talk About1m00s

A Call to Charms: Adorable Toddler Has So Much to Talk About

Daisy the talkative toddler loves chatting, and so of course she made plenty of use out of the telephone in her room during her recent stay in Killashee House Hotel in Kildare, Ireland. Daisy has clearly witnessed some impassioned telephone conversations in her short life, and they’ve already had an obvious impact — check out her hilarious facial expressions and wild hand gestures! Credit: Alan Healy via Storyful

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Published: November 8, 201811 views