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5 things you need to know this morning: Nov. 12, 2018

Start your day off right with five things you need to know this morning.

Camp Fire has become California’s deadliest fire in 85 years

According to the latest information supplied by the Butte County Sheriff’s Office, there have been 29 confirmed fatalities, 228 people missing, 111,000 acres burned and around 6,435 homes destroyed. The fire is considered to be among the deadliest wildfires in the state’s history.

“We are requesting presidential declaration; funding coming from the federal government. Of course, there will be efforts from state government as well. It’s a time to pull together and work through this tragedy,” said Jerry Brown, Governor of California.

Over 200 have died from Ebola outbreak in Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo is currently facing an extreme outbreak of Ebola. The World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed 308 cases of Ebola have been reported since August.

According to WHO, this is the country’s 10th outbreak and is on track to surpass the previous largest outbreak in 1976 that had 318 cases which claimed 280 lives. As of now, six treatment centres have been built to support patients.

“While mourning those who have died, they noted that 91 people have recovered and returned to their communities thanks to the hard work and joint efforts of national and international responders,” states WHO.

A teaser trailer has been released for Toy Story 4

Looks like your Monday just got a little better! Disney has just released a teaser trailer for the new Toy Story 4 set to come out in June 2019.

While the teaser doesn’t give much detail as to what the movie will be about, you can expect to see the entire gang including an unfamiliar face on the body of a spork.

Now to count down the days!

Tide’s new detergent dispenser is causing quite the conversation

Tide laundry will soon be delivered in a new, eco-friendly box and while this seems like a good idea, many are comparing the design to boxed wine.

For any other product, this new design wouldn’t be given a second glance, however, not too long ago there was the Tide pod eating challenge that took the internet by storm. In fact, it got so big, that Tide had to politely remind users not to put their product in our mouths.

The internet is currently confused and this seems like the perfect time to remind us all of a PSA.

Poland celebrates 100 years of independence

Celebrations were being had across Poland to mark the anniversary of the re-establishment of the country’s independence in 1918. Large crowds of people gathered in Warsaw on Sunday to take part in the Independence Day march.



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