>> It's like a war zone. It's just like a bomb just hit each house and just exploded.>> Northern California's Carr fire nearly doubled in size Saturday as the monstrous blaze raged on, leaving several dead and at least 17 missing.>> It's burning in every direction all at the same time.
>> Two firefighters were killed. A 70-year-old woman and her two great-grandchildren went missing and are now reportedly dead. The Carr fire, which has destroyed hundreds of buildings, is now over 80,000 acres, almost the size of the city of Philadelphia.>> This is my house since I was born.
>> What's it like to see it now?
>> Rough.>> The blaze ripped through the city of Redding, which is north of Sacramento and has a population of 90,000 people. Officials say the fire started on Monday from a car that had mechanical issues, and it became bigger by hot, dry weather and high winds. CalFire Division Chief Greg Bertelli says the wildfire will continue to get worse as more than 38,000 people have fled their homes.
>> We're not getting any break from the weather for at least the next five days.>> President Donald Trump on Saturday issued an emergency declaration for California, allowing counties affected by wildfires to receive federal assistance.