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Social media reacts to devastating fire in Paradise, California

A wildfire in Paradise, California, destroyed much in the area on Nov. 8, including a meetinghouse of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. All members and missionaries are safe and accounted for.

Many have posted on social media about their grief at seeing Paradise in flames, some having grown up in the area, and others having served missions there in the past. Here are their reactions:

Oh, my! My aunt and several cousins have evacuated safely...but the fire is moving toward Chico, where they are now. ...

Posted by Lowell Fullmer Goodsell on Thursday, November 8, 2018

It's a bad night in Paradise. This lovely little town 80 miles away is burning down. The hospital the LDS Church, many...

Posted by Deborah Bean on Thursday, November 8, 2018

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