California wildfires spur social media users to share important updates

The blaze just outside Los Angeles has grown in size and dangerousness. Here is how social media channels have been used to communicate important messages during the crisis.

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The videos are breathtaking—and heartbreaking.

Social media users have been posting clips of their commutes along California highways, typically garnering attention for their horrendous traffic—now ablaze.

This looks like the world is ending. Everyone please be safe. #lafire

— amina •:* (@eclipsekook) December 6, 2017

My cousin filmed the raging #LAfire on his way to work driving on 405 in LA this morning. @TODAYshow @nbcbayarea

— kevinwilk (@kevinwilk) December 6, 2017

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