California has been overtaken by a string of deadly wildfires, which continue to blaze in Ventura and Los Angeles Counties

Malibu is home to some of the nation's most expensive properties.

A home on Billionaire's Beach recently sold for $110 million, marking the priciest home sale in LA County history.

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Today, some of the city's oceanfront properties have been reduced to charred remains.

Woolsey is the worst fire to hit Malibu since the Corral Fire in 2007, which burned more than 4,900 acres and destroyed 53 homes.

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On Friday, all of the city's residents were told to evacuate their homes.

All Malibu schools will be closed until at least Friday, November 16.

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Residents of Point Dume and Encinal Canyon were told to either boil water or use water bottles to drink, cook, and brush their teeth.

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Before the flames started, Malibu's Zuma Beach hosted plenty of tourists and locals.

As the fire began to spread, the beach quickly teemed with evacuees, who brought along their belongings and animals.

Mulholland Highway, a popular route that connects to many regional parks, looked peaceful and pristine before the blaze.

By Sunday, the road was littered with debris and toppled power lines.

Homes on Dune Drive stood tall before the fire.

On Friday, many were burned to the ground.

The low-lying homes on Wandermere Road were once shaded by a canopy of trees.

Now, all that's left in some areas is scorched land and ruined belongings.

Celebrities' mansions have also been destroyed near Malibu Lake.

Celebrities like Miley Cyrus, Neil Young, and Gerard Butler all lost their Malibu homes.

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Firefighters have been working nonstop to contain the flames. More than 3,500 total fire personnel — including 619 fire engines and 22 helicopters — are battling the blaze.

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Local authorities have deployed water and flame retardant to try and quell the fire.

"Malibu is a really small community and gets a bad rap for being this kind of elitist, snobby place, and it's exactly the opposite," one local told the LA Times.

"It's built off the shoulders of hard-working blue-collar families, and that's really going to show when we rebuild this place," he said. "

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