'Disaster inside a disaster': California wildfires and COVID-19 form twin crises

'It is manifestly an unsafe situation,' a veteran firefighter said.

8/26/2020 1:15:00 PM

The California LNU Lightning Complex fire has claimed the lives of at least 5 people, burned more than 350K acres and forced thousands to flee their homes.

'It is manifestly an unsafe situation,' a veteran firefighter said.

Cots are spread out in Crosswalk Community Church in Napa, Calif., on Aug. 24, 2020.“Whenever we have people who are in constant contact with one another that don't normally live together, there's definitely a risk of transmission of COVID,” Sonoma County Health Officer Dr. Sundari Mase said at a press briefing Monday.

This summer, the cots inside the church's sanctuary are only being used as temporary places to rest instead of places to sleep overnight.Shaw said the church hands out $2,000 in gift cards every day to people affected by the blazes, most of which are donated by locals.

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And how long has this fire been burning and not one word about it that I have heard from the president! Guess he's too busy with his Fake Infomercial aka, The Rep. Convention! Disgusting! 😡 More precisely it’s in CA so it’s a disaster in a disaster in a disaster Newsom should’ve took care of the forest like he was supposed too

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