Sen. Kamala Harris, the Democratic vice presidential nominee, is in her home state of California a day after President Donald Trump's visit there as massive wildfires decimate communities across the West Coast.
Harris was briefed on the impact of the California wildfires at Pine Ridge School in Auberry, California. The community is located 30 miles outside of the city of Fresno and was ravaged by the Creek Fire which, according to a California official, is the 12th largest in California history. Five of the 20 largest fires in California have burned this year.
She spoke with emergency response officials alongside California Gov. Gavin Newsom, who confronted President Donald Trump Monday about climate change while the president dismissed it.
"Sadly, these wildfires and the devastation they cause are utterly predictable," Harris told reporters. "Especially in residential areas, and you’ll see where the fire has just swept through. Everything is gone except …