Some people died in their cars trying to escape the flames

At least nine people are dead and dozens of others are missing in wildfires in California.

Among the areas affected is the city of Thousand Oaks - already devastated by Thursday's mass shooting.

It's understood some of those who died were in their cars trying to escape the flames.

Donald Trump's claiming the "gross mismanagement of forests" is to blame for California's wildfires.

Kory Honea, a sheriff in northern California, says they tried to alert people, but the fire spread very quickly.

Celebrities including Kim Kardashian-West and Caitlyn Jenner are among those affected by wildfires in California.

Kim's posted an online message, saying she had just an hour to evacuate her home near Malibu.

Meanwhile actor Charlie Sheen tweeted that he's been unable to contact his parents

but Martin Sheen spoke to a TV news crew, reporting on the wildfires

he said "Emilio, Romon, Renee, Charlie, we're fine , we're at Zuma beach, we're probably gonna sleep in the car tonight, we're just fine'