Trump tweeted Saturday that "there is no reason for these massive, deadly and costly fires in California".
President Trump has blamed the large-scale devastation on gross mismanagement of the forests and warned of funding cuts. "Remedy now, or no more Fed payments!" he said.
Authorities say nine people have been confirmed dead in a Northern California wildfire.
"This event was the worst-case scenario".
Butte County Sheriff Korey Honea said Friday that three people were found outside homes and four people inside vehicles. "Regrettably, not everybody made it out".
Los Angeles County sheriff's chief John Benedict said two bodies were found in the fire zone of a Southern California blaze, the first fatalities from fires blazing north and west of downtown Los Angeles.
Evacuation orders included the entire town of Malibu, which is home to 13,000 residents.
In Los Angeles, another, smaller fire in Griffith Park forced the Los Angeles Zoo to evacuate a number of show birds and some small primates on Friday as flames came within less than 2 miles (3 km) of the facility, zoo officials said in a statement.
Only a day after it began, the fire near the town of Paradise had grown to nearly 140 square miles and destroyed more than 6,700 structures - almost all of them homes.
Despite strong Santa Ana winds that returned Sunday, no additional structures were believed to have been lost, meaning many would return in the coming week to find their home as Kelly did, authorities said.
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The flames descended on Paradise so quickly that many people were forced to abandon their cars and run for their lives down the sole road through the mountain town. By Friday evening (Nov. 9), it had scorched about 90,000 acres (36,400 hectares) and remained just 5 percent contained, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire).
"We heard this was coming so we set up the sprinklers and we hosed the whole house down", said Malibu resident Patrick Henry.
The "Woolsey Fire", in Ventura County sparked evacuation orders for parts of the city of Thousand Oaks, where a Marine Corps veteran shot dead 12 people in a country music bar on Wednesday night.
The help will attempt to "avert the threat of a catastrophe" across six California counties - Los Angeles, Riverside, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Ventura and Butte.
So far, all nine fatalities were reported in the town of Paradise, in Butte County, where more than 6,700 buildings - a lot of them residences - have been consumed by the late-season inferno, which is now California's most destructive fire on record.
The blaze also destroyed the home of "Dr". The other victims were found near or inside homes that burned. Some were inside cars and others were near or inside homes. Malibu, home to Hollywood stars, was also ordered to evacuate.
The Los Angeles Times reported that the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) would work with state officials to provide disaster relief.
The fire then pushed southward, jumped the wide US 101 freeway before dawn Friday and pushed into the Santa Monica range.
Evacuation orders affected the entire area south of the 101 Freeway from the Ventura County line to Topanga Canyon Boulevard, south to the Pacific Ocean.
Among the celebrity homes reportedly damaged - if not destroyed - was the home of Caitlyn Jenner, who posted an Instagram video reporting that she was in a safe house, but wasn't sure what has become of her home.