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These Photos Of The Woolsey Fire In Malibu Show How Intense And Devastating It's Been

Santa Monica Mountains, CA - Nov. 9: Doctor Steve Popkow works to save items at his property while the Woolsey Fire burns in his backyard off of Stokes Canyon Road on Nov. 9, 2018. (Brian Feinzimer/Fein Image for LAist)

Fire burning in Southern California have left a path of destruction, forcing tens of thousands from their homes and destroying a significant number of them.

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Here's a how the fire looked as it burned and in its wake from various viewpoints, as well as the damage so far. You can also see more photos, video, and other images of the destruction here.

IN THE MALIBU AREA FRIDAY

A No Vacancy sign at a motel with the Woolsey Fire burning in the background on Nov. 9, 2018 in Malibu.(Brian Feinzimer/Fein Image for LAist)
Malibu, CA - Nov. 9: Los Angeles County firefighters work to extinguish flames burning a side building from reaching a house on Dume Drive during the Woolsey Fire on November 09, 2018.(Brian Feinzimer/Fein Image for LAist)
A road sign on PCH burns from the Woolsey fire in Malibu on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. (Brian Feinzimer/Fein Image for LAist)
Malibu, CA - Nov. 9: The front yard of a home on Dume Drive in Point Dume burns from the Woolsey fire on November 09, 2018. (Brian Feinzimer/Fein Image for LAist)
Malibu, CA - Nov. 9: Los Angeles County firefighters work to extinguish flames burning a side building from reaching a house on Dume Drive during the Woolsey Fire on November 09, 2018. (Brian Feinzimer/Fein Image for LAist)
Malibu, CA - Nov. 9: Residents of condos work to prevent the Woolsey Fire from destroying their homes using garden hoses on November 09, 2018.(Brian Feinzimer/Fein Image for LAist)
Malibu, CA - Nov. 9: Residents of condos embrace each other while fighting flames from reaching their homes on Zuma View Place on November 09, 2018.(Brian Feinzimer/Fein Image for LAist)

OUR REPORTER IN MALIBU TODAY

Woolsey Fire destruction as seen in Malibu on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. (Photo by Matt Tinoco/LAist)
Woolsey Fire destruction as seen in Malibu on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. (Photo by Matt Tinoco/LAist)
Woolsey Fire destruction as seen in Malibu on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. (Photo by Matt Tinoco/LAist)
Malibu High School remains standing as the Woolsey Fire burns, but part of its construction site was destroyed. (Photo by Matt Tinoco/LAist)

IN BELL CANYON

The remains of a house on Flintlock in the gated community of Bell Canyon in Ventura County on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. The view is toward the east. (Sharon McNary)
The hillside backyard of a burned house in Bell Canyon on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. (Sharon McNary/LAist)

OUR REPORTER IN MALIBU'S POINT DUME

Woolsey Fire destruction as seen in Malibu's Point Dume on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. The most severe damage was on Dume Drive, Bluewater, and Birdview. (Matt Tinoco/LAist)
Woolsey Fire destruction as seen in Malibu's Point Dume on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. The most severe damage was on Dume Drive, Bluewater, and Birdview. (Matt Tinoco/LAist)
Woolsey Fire destruction as seen in Malibu's Point Dume on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. The most severe damage was on Dume Drive, Bluewater, and Birdview. (Matt Tinoco/LAist)
Significant damage in Point Dume, as seen on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. (Matt Tinoco/LAist)
Significant damage in Point Dume, as seen on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. (Matt Tinoco/LAist)
Significant damage in Point Dume, as seen on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. (Matt Tinoco/LAist)

OUR REPORTER FROM ATOP MULHOLLAND

AT MALIBU CREEK STATE PARK IN CALABASAS

A burned vehicle sits just inside the entrance to Malibu Creek State Park on Saturday. (Photo by Sharon McNary for LAist)

VIEW FROM ABOVE

The view from space on Thursday of fires burning in Southern and Northern California by NASA's Operational Land Imager. (NASA Earth Observatory)

VIEW FRIDAY FROM A SURFLINE CAMERA

EYE IN THE SKY FROM NOAA

FROM L.A. TIMES PHOTOGRAPHER WALLY SKALIJ

L.A. COUNTY FIRE ACTIVITY AT ZUMA BEACH

PHOTOS FROM THE WIRES

SATURDAY

Horses are tied to lifeguard booths on the beach in Malibu. (Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP)

The charred remains of the burned out home in Malibu (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
Alexander Tobolsky return to his burned home in Malibu with his girlfriend Dina Arias. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu) (Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP)

FRIDAY

A firefighter walks by the a burning home in Malibu on Friday (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
A man watches as the Woolsey Fire reaches the ocean along Pacific Coast Highway Friday. (Photo by Robyn Beck / AFP/ Getty Images)
Roger and Anne Bloxberg embrace as they watch a wildfire on a hill top near their home Friday in West Hills. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

MORE PHOTOS FROM MALIBU ON FRIDAY

Malibu, CA - Nov. 9: Embers fly in the air on Dume Drive during the Woolsey Fire on November 09, 2018.(Brian Feinzimer/Fein Image for LAist)
Los Angeles County firefighters work to extinguish flames from reaching a house on Dume Drive during the Woolsey Fire on Nov. 9, 2018.(Brian Feinzimer/Fein Image for LAist)
Malibu, CA - Nov. 9: The front yard of a home on Dume Drive in Point Dume burns from the Woolsey fire on November 09, 2018.(Brian Feinzimer/Fein Image for LAist)
Malibu, CA - Nov. 9: Residents of condos work to prevent the Woolsey Fire from destroying their homes using garden hoses on November 09, 2018.(Brian Feinzimer/Fein Image for LAist)
Malibu, CA - Nov. 9: Residents of condos work to prevent the Woolsey Fire from destroying their homes using garden hoses on November 09, 2018.(Brian Feinzimer/Fein Image for LAist)
Malibu, CA - Nov. 9: Residents of condos work to prevent the Woolsey Fire from destroying their homes using garden hoses on November 09, 2018.(Brian Feinzimer/Fein Image for LAist)
Malibu, CA - Nov. 9: Palm trees burn along PCH during the Woolsey Fire on November 09, 2018. (Brian Feinzimer/Fein Image for LAist)
Malibu, CA - Nov. 9: Los Angeles County firefighters work to extinguish flames burning a side building from reaching a house under construction on Dume Drive during the Woolsey Fire on November 09, 2018. (Brian Feinzimer/Fein Image for LAist)
Malibu, CA - Nov. 9: A resident of Point Dume looks on as Los Angeles County firefighters work to extinguish flames from the Woolsey Fire on November 09, 2018. (Brian Feinzimer/Fein Image for LAist)
Malibu, CA - Nov. 9: Los Angeles County firefighters work to extinguish flames burning a side building from reaching a house under construction on Dume Drive during the Woolsey Fire on November 09, 2018. (Brian Feinzimer/Fein Image for LAist)
Malibu, CA - Nov. 9: Oxnard firefighters wait in frustration while a house burns. A lack of water despite being hooked to a hydrant line forced the firefighters hands during the Woolsey Fire at the Point Dume Club of Malibu on November 09, 2018. (Brian Feinzimer/Fein Image for LAist)
Malibu, CA - Nov. 9: Los Angeles County firefighters work to extinguish flames burning a side building from reaching a house under construction on Dume Drive during the Woolsey Fire on November 09, 2018. (Brian Feinzimer/Fein Image for LAist)
Malibu, CA - Nov. 9: Resident Kathyleen Wiggins uses a hose to protect condos on Zuma View Place while the Woolsey Fire burns a structure next door on November 09, 2018. (Brian Feinzimer/Fein Image for LAist)

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