California wildfires: Governor asks Australia, Canada for help

Firefighters are battling day and night, from air and land in an attempt to limit the destruction.

In the United States, California’s governor has appealed to Australia and Canada for help to fight hundreds of wildfires.

Nearly 560 fires are burning across the state after the number doubled in a single day.

At least six people have been killed, with dozens of others injured.

Al Jazeera’s Laura Burdon-Manley reports.