That brings the death toll from fires this week to 31 statewide.
Hemsworth also made sure to thank those on the frontlines fighting the fires. The Woolsey and Hill fires are burning in Ventura and Los Angeles counties and have forced thousands, including a number of celebrities, to evacuate. On Monday, she asked on Twitter for someone to take over the posts, saying she is "so emotionally and mentally exhausted". I love you Malibu. "God Bless all of the victims and families affected".
"I just approved an expedited request for a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of California".
Xinhua reporters found their way to Paradise was blocked 56 km away from the town.
Due to the Camp Fire's strength and size, evacuations were ordered for whole towns and communities including Paradise, Magalia, Concow, Butte Creek Canyon and Butte Valley.
The fire has burned more than 111,000 acres (45,000 hectares) and is almost 25% contained, fire officials said. It has been more than 210 days since the area received half an inch or more of rain, making it easy for spot fires to spread to fresh patches of tinder-dry vegetation, fire officials said.
A massive effort is underway to control the fire, including 622 engines, 71 water tenders, 21 helicopters, 96 hand crews and 107 bulldozers. The blaze was 30 percent contained Monday evening. Two people trying to escape the fire died as their vehicle burned. Another 15,000 structures are still listed as threatened. As a former firefighter himself, he said he understands the chaos wildfires cause.
One Malibu resident who didn't heed the evacuation order was 59-year-old Tony Haynes, who described how strong winds brought the fire through his neighborhood during the weekend, with the sky growing dark, saying there was so much smoke he put on his scuba-diving tank to breathe.
"This is a wind-driven event and the winds are coming back", Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Chief John Benedict said, warning residents not to shelter in place. "Please help us to be safe". Two structures have been destroyed. ET recently spoke to Thicke about returning to the ruined remnants of his home.
"Returned to my house in Malibu after evacuating".
On Sunday, during a trip to France, he tweeted: "With proper Forest Management, we can stop the devastation constantly going on in California. Get Smart", Trump tweeted Sunday. Please turn your support to those who need it most here, and throughout California'.
A group of Cal Fire firefighters working in Paradise on November 9. A northeastern jet stream is helping carry the smoke, which appears as thick clouds or haze in the MI city.
Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said the inferno moved so fast and it was hard to predict where it was going before word got out.