The flames burned a whopping 230,000 acres by Sunday evening.
The declaration orders federal assistance to help state and local response efforts. The blazes have raged for days.
According to the Ventura County Fire Department, the Thomas Fire was first reported Monday evening north of the city of Santa Paula.
Indonesia's national disaster agency has raised the alert for Mount Agung to the highest level after it started erupting early last week.
A spokesperson for Indonesia's national disaster agency told reporters an eruption is a "definite possibility."
Hurricane Irma is one of the most powerful in history, but it's not the first time Florida has gotten slammed.
The hurricane's eye passed over the small island of Barbuda early Wednesday on its way toward Puerto Rico.
The Peak 2 Fire burning just west of Breckenridge is still estimated at 84 acres Thursday with 7 percent containment, and the approximately…
A wildfire that sparked Wednesday afternoon had already burned dozens of acres over a short period of time, and Peak 7 residents were being…
Over a hundred residences have been asked to evacuate as a wildfire burns in Durango Wednesday.
Residents of the 426 homes evacuated amid a wildfire in Boulder County were allowed to return home.
The Sunshine Fire, which is moving in a southern direction, is approximately 62 acres in size.