In response to the devastating wildfires in Shasta County, Tri Counties Bank has created a verified GoFundMe campaign to help those impacted by the fires. A total of 450,000 acres have burned, a lot of them being consumed by the Carr Fire and the Ranch and River Fires in Northern California.
The fires have burned nearly one-half million acres since June and destroyed more than 2,000 structures, it added.
Nearly 3,500 personnel, alongside 419 fire engines and 15 helicopters, have taken part of the firefighting efforts.
"The president has been pretty good on helping us in disasters, so I'm hopeful", Brown said, according to The Associated Press, which noted the governor has clashed with the president on immigration and environmental policies.
The cause of the deadly Carr fire has been revealed as a flat tire on a towed trailer.
The Carr Fire was 41 percent contained Saturday after killing six people and incinerating 1,067 homes.
KQED's Lesley McClurg and Kat Snow reported for NPRthat the fires have had lasting impacts on residents there, "Confronting constant reminders of what fire can do has become a terrifying reality for people who survived last year's flames and are still piecing their lives back together". The fire has destroyed more than 1,000 homes.
Ayeta is the seventh person to die in the huge blaze that has been burning for two weeks near Redding, where armies of firefighters and fleets of aircraft continue battling the flames about 100 miles (160 kilometres) south of the OR state line.
In total, 14 states are now reporting large fires.
CBN News' Heather Sells is in California covering the wildfires.
The wildfire has grown to 175 square miles (280 square kilometers) and is a few miles from connecting with a second blaze that has grown to 64 square miles (105 square kilometers).
Numerous evacuation orders and warnings remain in place for Lake, Colusa and Mendocino counties.
One of the fires rapidly expanded overnight. So far, it is 27 percent contained.
The California Highway Patrol closed Highway 108 eastbound at Eagle Meadow Road and westbound at Dardanelle Resort on Saturday because of the fast-growing fire, which is burning in steep and rough terrain in the Stanislaus National Forest.
The Mendocino Complex fires cover an area 71 percent of the size of Los Angeles.
Gov. Jerry Brown at a press conference on August 1 warned that California may be in trouble if these mega fires continue to ravage the state.
According to the sheriffs, firefighters told deputies they were attempting to fight the front line of the Ranch Fire which was approximately 20 yards from them.
The report called for better "risk assessment" among firefighters.
He says fire whirls are common, but not at the intensity recorded on July 26.