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Sparks Spatter Windscreen as Resident Flees Fire Near Malibu59s

Sparks Spatter Windscreen as Resident Flees Fire Near Malibu

The deadly Woolsey Fire in California’s Ventura County had spread to 85,500 acres and was 15 percent contained on Sunday, November 11, CAL Fire said. Around 265,000 residents were evacuated from their homes in Ventura County and Los Angeles County, with 57,000 structures at risk of catching fire, officials said. The death toll from fires burning across the state had risen to 29 on Sunday evening, officials said. This footage, shared by rancher Ari Soffer, shows the fire up close as he attempts to exit Malibu. It also shows him spraying the fire while holding a camera. Credit: Ari Soffer via Storyful

This Family of Swans Has Learned to Use Pedestrian Crossing on Daily Commute1m42s

This Family of Swans Has Learned to Use Pedestrian Crossing on Daily Commute

An adorable and law-abiding family of swans have learned to cross the road at a pedestrian crossing in the Victoria town of Maryborough. According to local resident Jan Allemand, the mum, dad and four fluffy little cygnets have become a regular sight around town as they go about their daily activities. Allemand said the family usually stroll through town on their way to the lake, and the cygnets sometimes stop to take a dip in puddles along the way. In this video, the family are seen crossing the road with some help from locals. Credit: Jan Allemand via Storyful

Drone Footage Shows Devastation Caused by Woolsey Fire in Malibu3m13s

Drone Footage Shows Devastation Caused by Woolsey Fire in Malibu

The deadly Woolsey Fire in California’s Ventura County had spread to 85,500 acres and was 15 percent contained on Sunday, November 11, CAL Fire said. Around 265,000 residents were evacuated from their homes in Ventura County and Los Angeles County and 57,000 structures were threatened, officials said. The death toll from fires burning across the state had risen to 29 on Sunday evening, officials said. This footage, shared by rancher Ari Soffer, shows the aftermath of the fire in Malibu. Credit: Ari Soffer via Storyful

Migrant Boy Runs Toy Bus Along Wall as Caravan Resumes Trip Through Mexico37s

Migrant Boy Runs Toy Bus Along Wall as Caravan Resumes Trip Through Mexico

Dozens of migrants crossing Mexico, intending to eventually reach the US-Mexico border, were seen leaving the city of Querétaro towards Irapuato on November 11. This video shows a boy walking on the highway running his toy bus along a wall, as the migrants continued their travel toward the United States. President Donald Trump signed an executive order banning illegal migrants from gaining asylum, Reuters reported. Credit: Alexander Domash via Storyful

Stepfather Cries After Daughter Takes His Last Time as Birthday Gift39s

Stepfather Cries After Daughter Takes His Last Time as Birthday Gift

A man in Oregon was brought to tears on his birthday after his stepdaughter gave him the gift of taking his last name. Giselle Santoyo shared video of the moment on Twitter on November 8. “My greatest gift in life is you being my dad. Our goal was for you to adopt me before I turned 18, but it was too late. Here I am with your gift, I changed my last name for you. I love you forever, happy birthday❤️ I am legally Giselle Marie Santoyo,” she tweeted. Santoyo’s dad can be seen opening the gift and looking at what appears to be a frame, before breaking down in tears. Credit: Giselle Santoyo via Storyful

Woolsey Fire Scorches Thousands of Acres in Ventura County1m12s

Woolsey Fire Scorches Thousands of Acres in Ventura County

The Woolsey fire, burning in Ventura County, California, had spread to 83,275 acres and was five percent contained on the evening of November 10, CAL Fire reported. Around 265,000 residents were evacuated from their homes in Ventura County and Los Angeles County, and 57,000 structures were threatened, official reports said. An investigation was launched to find out if the deaths of two people found in Malibu, California, on November 9, were linked to the fire, local media reported. Credit: @ofrdvic via Storyful

'Everything is on Fire Around Me' - Woman Fleeing Woolsey Blaze Fears For Her Life2m24s

'Everything is on Fire Around Me' - Woman Fleeing Woolsey Blaze Fears For Her Life

A California woman feared for her life as she made her way through charred and burning neighborhoods near Malibu Lake on November 9 while fleeing the approaching Woolsey fire. By the evening of November 10, the fire in Ventura County had grown to 83,275 acres and was five percent contained, CAL Fire reported. This footage shows Megan Weddle’s viewpoint as she drives along, flanked on either side by the fire. She told Storyful that she woke to see the hill across from her home in flames. “I jumped into my car and had to drive through the fire to get out,” Weddle reported. Weddle said she drove five hours to get to her daughter’s apartment, staying ahead of the fire throughout – a journey she said often took as little as 45 minutes. Credit: Megan Weddle via Storyful

Gutsy Australian Woman Allows Pet Scorpion to Crawl on Her Hand52s

Gutsy Australian Woman Allows Pet Scorpion to Crawl on Her Hand

Australian insect fanatic Lisa Van Kula Donovan is so comfortable around her pet scorpion that she allows it out of its enclosure to play. In this video, the scorpion can be seen crawling on Donovan’s hand. Donovan said Australian scorpions do not posses medically significant venom and are not aggressive, adding that she thought they were “oh, so cute,” at this size. Donovan shared the video on her Instagram account, where people reacted with shock and surprise. “Not deadly doesn’t mean not painful! You are my hero,” one wrote. Credit: wannabe_entomologist via Storyful

Hundreds of Thousands Join Poland Independence Day March Organized by Far-Right Groups39s

Hundreds of Thousands Join Poland Independence Day March Organized by Far-Right Groups

More than 200,000 people took part in a controversial Independence Day march that was organized by far-right and nationalist Polish groups on Sunday, November 11, in Warsaw. President Andrzej Duda addressed the crowd at the march, which marked the centenary of the country’s independence in 1918. “Thank you for coming here, for Poland, and for bringing the white and red [Polish] flag which saw our fathers, grandfathers and great-grandfathers spill their blood,” said Duda, an ally and former politician of the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party. The annual March of Independence, which attracted around 60,000 people last year, had grown in size in the past decade, attracting far-right activists from across Europe. Credit: BasedPoland via Storyful

Footage Shows Houses Destroyed by Camp Fire1m23s

Footage Shows Houses Destroyed by Camp Fire

Footage posted to Twitter on November 11 by an uploader living in Paradise, California, shows a glimpse of two homes that were completely destroyed by the devastating Camp Fire. In emails with Storyful, the uploader explained that the footage shows the remnants of the house of his in-laws and his own home. According to reports from CBS News, the Camp Fire is the most destructive wildfire in California’s history and has devastated the city of Paradise, killing at least 23 people and destroying more than 6,700 buildings. Credit: Syliss via Storyful

Drivers in Paradise, California, Narrowly Escape Camp Fire Flames45s

Drivers in Paradise, California, Narrowly Escape Camp Fire Flames

A car escaped the flames of the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, as seen in this footage that was posted to Twitter on November 11. According to reports from CBS News the Camp Fire is the most destructive wildfire in California’s history and has devastated the city of Paradise, killing at least 23 people and destroying more than 6,700 buildings. Credit: Forrest Glenn via Storyful

Things Aren't Quite the 'Cat's Pajamas' For This Feline59s

Things Aren't Quite the 'Cat's Pajamas' For This Feline

A cat in Fairfax, Vermont, did not look like he was loving his new pajamas based on a video shared on Reddit on November 5. Brian LaClair shared footage of his cat sporting a new sleepwear and looking less than thrilled about it. “My sister decided the cat needed some pajamas…we can’t tell if he hates them or is just too comfortable,” he wrote. The cat is seen wearing the pyjamas and repeatedly falling over onto his back. Credit: Brian LaClair via Storyful

Smoke From Woolsey Fire Fills Sky Above Malibu's Zuma Beach36s

Smoke From Woolsey Fire Fills Sky Above Malibu's Zuma Beach

Smoke from the Woolsey Fire filled the skies above Zuma Beach in Malibu, California, on November 11. According to the Los Angeles Times, the beach had become a refuge of sorts for locals and pets that had fled their homes and were still awaiting news on whether their properties had been damaged by the fire. The Woolsey Fire, burning in Ventura County, California, had spread to 83,275 acres and was five-percent contained on the evening of November 10, CAL Fire reported. Around 265,000 residents were evacuated from their homes in Ventura County and Los Angeles County, and 57,000 structures were threatened, officials said. Credit: lauriefrankel via Storyful

Adorable Australian Fur Seal Pup Preens Itself Under Blairgowrie Pier in Victoria48s

Adorable Australian Fur Seal Pup Preens Itself Under Blairgowrie Pier in Victoria

An adorable Australian fur seal pup was filmed hanging out under Blairgowrie Pier along Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula in early November. Jules Casey, a free diver in the region, caught the little cutie on camera during one of her regular dives under the pier. “I think we are friends now,” she wrote. “He is so chilled out and doesn’t mind me hanging out with him.” Credit: onebreathdiver via Storyful

Topless Activist Runs Towards Trump's Motorcade in Paris32s

Topless Activist Runs Towards Trump's Motorcade in Paris

Protesters associated with the activist group Femen ran topless towards vehicles carrying US President Donald Trump, among others, in Paris, France, on November 11. One activist succeeded in breaking through the barrier and getting close to the vehicles before police intervened. The convoy was driving through Paris ahead of the ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. Credit: @PatrickHammour via Storyful

Camp Fire Destroys Homes in Paradise, California52s

Camp Fire Destroys Homes in Paradise, California

The most destructive fire in California’s history, dubbed the Camp Fire, had burned 105,000 acres, destroyed more than 6,000 structures and killed at least nine people. As of November 10, it was only 20 percent contained. CAL Fire warned an estimated 15,000 structures were in the fire’s path as the blaze burned towards the southwest, threatening the city of Orville. Officials had ordered evacuations in the counties of: Paradise, Magalia, Concow, Butte Creek Canyon and Butte Valley. This video was taken by a resident of Paradise, California, as he drives down Elliott Road in the aftermath of the Camp Fire. “That’s mine… she gone,” he says while passing by his own house. Credit: Bradley Perkins via Storyful

Migrants Fill Mexico City's Chabacano Metro Station En Route North to Querétaro30s

Migrants Fill Mexico City's Chabacano Metro Station En Route North to Querétaro

Migrants heading north through Mexico City, eventually intending to reach the US-Mexico border, filled the city’s metro system on their way to Querétaro on November 10. This video shows people carrying their belongings through Mexico City’s Chabacano station. News reports and patrons of the metro have reported crowding and “chaos” as the migrants increased the number of riders. The migrants are reportedly headed north to the city of Querétaro in central Mexico. Credit: Alexander Domash via Storyful

Extreme Wind Whips Up Woolsey 'Firenado' Near Pacific Coast Highway56s

Extreme Wind Whips Up Woolsey 'Firenado' Near Pacific Coast Highway

California’s Woolsey fire blazed toward the Pacific Ocean on Friday and Saturday, November 9 and 10, with much of Malibu and surrounding areas under evacuation orders and homes in the hills above the ocean burning. The first video shows flames whipping into a swirl of fire along the Pacific Coast Highway. In the second video, a haunting sound of wind chimes in a charred home ring out as the remaining fire flickers around them. That video was shot “near paradise cove, one [of] several on Heathercliff Road we saw burning,” the uploader wrote. The 70,000-acre fire was burning uncontained on Saturday, though fire officials were hopeful that decreasing winds would at least begin to curb the blaze’s rapid pace. The Desert Sun newspaper reported more than “2,000 personnel were fighting the fire, including Los Angeles County Fire strike teams and air operations. Authorities said 3,500 structures were threatened …” Credit: Karen Foshay/KCET via Storyful

Nebraska Huskers Make Snow Angels During Wintry Weather Practice43s

Nebraska Huskers Make Snow Angels During Wintry Weather Practice

The Nebraska Cornhuskers’ pre-practice warmup routine took a bizarre turn when the team made synchronized snow angels. Head coach Scott Frost earned his surname during the snowy practice as he was spotted shirtless making snow angels in amongst the team in a video shared on Twitter on November 9. Frost said of the snow: “We’ve got a couple guys that have still only seen it once or twice in their lives, so we rolled around in it a little bit, then got our work done.” The clip had earned over 200,000 views at the time of writing. Credit: Nebraska Performance Nutrition via Storyful

Smoke Billows From Superstore Fire in St. Petersburg1m00s

Smoke Billows From Superstore Fire in St. Petersburg

The roof of a St. Petersburg superstore collapsed after a fire broke out within the building on Saturday, November 10. One person was injured in the fire and was taken to hospital, according to TASS. More than 800 people were evacuated from the building, local reports said. In this footage a cloud of smoke can be seen billowing over the supermarket from the distance. Credit: Marina Kruger via Storyful

Saint Petersburg Supermarket Roof Collapses During Fire1m00s

Saint Petersburg Supermarket Roof Collapses During Fire

The roof of a St. Petersburg supermarket collapsed after a fire broke out within the building on Saturday, November 10. One person was injured in the fire and was taken to hospital, according to TASS. More than 800 people were evacuated from the building, local reports said. Credit: Yerana Akopkokhvian via Storyful

Residents Flee Malibu as Woolsey Fire Closes In30s

Residents Flee Malibu as Woolsey Fire Closes In

California’s Mulholland Highway was closed because the Woolsey Fire was burning in Liberty Canyon on Friday, November 9, as Malibu residents left the city to escape the spreading flames. The Woolsey Fire, one of two burning in Ventura County, started late Thursday, as did the nearby Hill Fire. The Woolsey Fire jumped Highway 101 overnight and headed down the canyon toward Malibu, prompting city officials to tell all residents to get out. Credit: Will Haydon via Storyful

Flames from California's Woolsey Fire Roar Across Simi Valley1m00s

Flames from California's Woolsey Fire Roar Across Simi Valley

Acting California Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency on November 9 as the Woolsey fire spread to over 14,000 acres across Ventura County. These videos show the fire blazing across the mountains around Simi Valley as firefighters work to contain it. The fire also razed homes and scorched vehicles in the nearby town of Oak Park, California, as it spread in the early morning hours of November 9. Credit: Jerry Fehlman via Storyful