Help victims of the California wildfires

A wildfire burns near the Getty Center in Los Angeles.

(CNN)Southern California is being ravaged by fierce wildfires that have devastated areas north of Los Angeles.

So far, more than 270,000 acres have burned. The fires have shut down freeways and forced the evacuation of tens of thousands of residents. Fueled by Santa Ana winds, the wildfires show no sign of slowing down.
A volunteer passes supplies donated to Thomas Fire evacuees in Ventura, Calififornia.
In addition to making a monetary donation with the "take action" button above, here are some resources to help those dealing with the fires:
    Ventura County has a hotline and evacuation areas, posted on its website.
    Facebook has activated a safety check-in page for the Thomas, Creek, Skirball and Rye fires.
      The ride sharing service, Lyft, has begun offering free rides to evacuees.
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