Forest fires devour the American state of California

The California authorities have resumed the evacuation of local residents because of forest fires.

They threaten at least 22 thousand people. The fire, which was named “Thomas”, has already covered about six hundred square kilometers. The flame destroyed more than 150 buildings, it is still not possible to localize the fires.

According to experts, the cause of forest fires was a strong dry wind, the speed of which is about 20 meters per second. The flames are raging in California for a week now.