That continued this morning, as the president weighed in on the wildfires in northern California that have killed at least nine people and seen 150,000 more evacuated from their homes (including the likes of Kanye West and Martin Sheen).
The blaze also threatened parts of the nearby town of Thousand Oaks, where a gunman killed 12 people earlier this week in a shooting rampage.
The Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management said Saturday the Arizona personnel and equipment will handle assignments that include fire suppression and backfilling for local fire departments.
Three were still in their pens when the adjacent barn caught fire, and Tricia Fultz just had to open the pens, burning her hands and hoping for the best.
Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said Saturday 14 additional bodies were found, bringing the death toll to 23. Three more were found outside a residence, and one inside a house. On Friday, authorities announced five people had died in the fire attempting to escape in their vehicles.
Dozens more people were reported missing. She also posted a video to his Instagram, which shows black smoke. So far, the Camp Fire has claimed more than 6,700 structures - mostly all in Paradise.
Evacuations were ordered for the east side of the neighboring town of Chico, a city of about 93,000 people, as flames from the blaze were being driven by 56 kph winds. "All of it is engulfed in flames right now".
"Beverly Hills, 90210" star Doherty said her "heart is ripped apart" by the loss of a Malibu home where she and husband Kurt Iswarienko were married in 2011, posting on Instagram a wedding-day photo of the smiling couple on a tree-lined path at the property apparently owned by a friend.
California has endured abnormally dry weather for years.
Malibu's Zuma Beach, meanwhile, was where many humans fled with their animals in tow, setting up chairs next to their cars and walking their dogs on the sand while fire engine sirens could be heard in the distance, the Los Angeles Times reported.
Trump tweeted Saturday that "there is no reason for these massive, deadly and costly fires in California".
President Trump has blamed the large-scale devastation on gross mismanagement of the forests and warned of funding cuts. "Remedy now, or no more Fed payments!" he added.
Three-quarters of the city of 130,000 was under evacuation orders, Thousand Oaks mayor Andy Fox said.
The Ventura County Fire Department said the "Woolsey Fire" had burned around 35,000 acres, was not contained, and that evacuation orders were issued for some 88,000 homes in the county and neighboring Los Angeles County.
Fire engines were not able to reach the fire, and firefighters were forced to hike in on foot and hose down vulnerable areas, while a firefighting helicopter hovered overhead. Since it started, the blaze grew to nearly 140 square miles, destroyed more than 6,700 structures - almost all of them homes - and was burning completely out of control.
"We heard this was coming so we set up on the sprinklers and we hosed the whole house down", said Patrick Henry, a Malibu resident.
"The fire burned from one house, to the next house, to the next house until they were pretty much all gone", Knuthson said. Authorities called in a mobile DNA lab and anthropologists to help identify victims of the most destructive wildfire in California history.