"Typically this time of year when we get fires in Southern California we can rely upon our mutual aid partners in Northern California to come assist us because this time of year they've already had significant rainfall or even snow", said Osby, the LA County fire chief.
Officials also said Saturday that more than 250,000 people had been evacuated from the area, including Malibu, known for its celebrity residents.
The blaze destroyed more than 6,700 buildings, almost all of them homes. Since then, at least 29 people have died and hundreds of residents are unaccounted for. Authorities called in a mobile DNA lab and anthropologists to help identify victims of the most destructive wildfire in California history.
A former mayor and current councilman of Paradise, Calif., has given a chilling account of how quickly and thoroughly wildfire devastated his town of 26,000. PG&E canceled the shutdown for the entire region after determining the weather conditions "didn't meet the criteria" for a blackout, she said. Some knew their homes were safe (for now) and waited for a chance to return.
Trump on November 10 tweeted his first comments about the deadly Woolsey and Camp fires, focusing on "gross mismanagement of the forests" in California, saying there is "no reason for these massive, deadly and costly forest fires in California except that forest management is so poor".
"Imagine a leader who defies science, saying these solutions shouldn't be part of his decision-making on our behalf", Young wrote.
Craig Clunies-Ross and his wife had seen wildfires before and they were prepared when it was time to evacuate their Malibu home.
Colusa Police Sgt. Jarrod Hughes told KTXL that his Paradise home had been destroyed in the blaze, but that he had donned his uniform and returned to work once he got his son to safety.
Cyrus tweeted that her Malibu home - a US$2.5 million mansion she purchased with fiance Liam Hemsworth in 2016 - had been destroyed by fire.
On the ground, cars caught in the flames have been reduced to scorched metal skeletons, while piles of debris smolder where houses once stood, an occasional brick wall or chimney remaining.
"It kind of lined up perfectly to have the large 90,000-plus acre fire run we had (Thursday)", Chavez said. She went on to explain, "I am one of the lucky ones. My animals and LOVE OF MY LIFE made it out safely & that's all that matters right now", she tweeted.
'My house no longer stands but the memories shared with family & friends stand strong.
Celebrities whose coastal homes were damaged or destroyed or who were forced to flee expressed sympathy for the less famous and offered their gratitude to firefighters.
"This photo taken from Firestone Fieldhouse at Pepperdine University shows the smoke creeping into Malibu on Friday morning".
Many others including Orlando Bloom, Alyssa Milano, Lady Gaga, "The Office" actor Rainn Wilson and fashion designer Donna Karan were among evacuees. Trump, a Republican who has often criticized Democrat-led California on a variety of issues including immigration enforcement, faulted the state government in Twitter comments during the weekend, blaming poor forest management by the state for the infernos.
State Sen. Henry Stern, a Democrat from Los Angeles, said fires aren't about politics or jurisdictions.