Trump thanks crews fighting California wildfires

President Trump says there are more victims of the California wildfires "than anybody would ever even think possible."

Trump thanked firefighters, first responders and the Federal Emergency Management Agency for doing their jobs with "courage in the face of very grave dangers."

Dozens of people have died, thousands of homes have been destroyed and thousands of people have been evacuated and in the wildfires scorching both ends of the state.

Trump spoke about the fires today at the beginning of a White House ceremony about the Hindu festival of lights.

Dawn Kamber