VIDEO: State of emergency declared: 23,000 displaced in California wildfires

Around 23,000 people have been displaced and a state of emergency declared in California as wildfires rage in the north of the US state.

An elderly, disabled woman is known to have died as flames consumed her building when the fires erupted on Saturday September 12.

Others, such David Clark, managed to flee.

He spoke from a nearby evacuation center, tents clearly visible in the background.


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