It's burned through 109,000 acres, destroyed 6,713 buildings - a lot of them homes - and is 25% contained as of Sunday.
So far, 23 people have reportedly been killed by the blazes.
United States authorities say more than 8,000 firefighters are battling three large wildfires in California that have destroyed thousands of structures. Hundreds of kilometres to the south at least two people died in the Woolsey conflagration threatening the wealthy beach community of Malibu, near Los Angeles.
The president pointed out that the fires were expanding very quickly.
"We are entering a new normal".
"At a time when our every effort should be focused on vanquishing the destructive fires and helping the victims, the president has chosen instead to issue an uninformed political threat aimed squarely at the innocent victims of these cataclysmic fires", the statement read.
Among the towns under evacuation orders is Thousand Oaks, where a gunman killed 12 people in a rampage on Wednesday.
"Winds are already blowing".
They estimate they will need three weeks to fully contain the blaze.
He thanked the Los Angeles Fire Department and urged people to donate to support the "brave men and women" fighting the fires.
Crews pushed forward to achieve 25 per cent containment of the Camp Fire in northern California, which had burned 44,000 hectares at the edge of the Plumas National Forest, according to Cal Fire's website.
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According to Cal Fire, the fire has grown into 100,000 acres and was 20 percent contained by Saturday morning.
Its death toll now equals that of the Griffith Park Fire in 1933, the deadliest wildfire on record in California. The severely burned bodies were discovered in a vehicle on a long residential driveway on a stretch of Mulholland Highway in Malibu, where most of the surrounding structures had burned.
The worst of the blazes was in Northern California, where flames reduced the town of Paradise, population 27,000, to a smoking ruin days ago and continued to rage in surrounding communities.
Gerard Butler has become the latest celebrity to lose his home to the California wildfires.
Many celebrities live in the area.
The count of destroyed homes remained at 177 but it was expected to increase when an update is reported Monday.
Los Angeles County Fire chief Daryl Osby told reporters of his gratitude to firefighters "who've done all they could do save tens of thousands of people's lives and thousands of people's homes".
The actor criticised President Trump's to devastating wildfires in California.
"They won't let us in the area", Milano wrote Saturday morning local time, before adding, "There are no words for this kind of devastation".
He has previously blamed Californian officials for wildfires and threatened to withhold federal funding.
Rice also said California does not mismanage its forests, namely because 60 percent of the state's forests are federally-managed.