December 8, 2022

Dixie Fire: California’s largest wildfire threatens thousands of structures

Dixie fire grew to 190,625 acres and was 21% as of Sunday morning, According to Call Fire, More than 5,000 firefighters and personnel fight the fire.

The fire, which started on July 14, has destroyed 16 residential, commercial and other structures – Call Fire officials said in an update Sunday. More than 10,700 structures are threatened in the Butt and Blooms districts.

Authorities said the Dixie fire was active overnight. It “continues to burn in remote areas with limited access, and extended travel times with steep terrain are an impediment to control efforts.”

The fire broke out on Highway 70 and Highway 89 on Saturday, forcing firefighters to protect communities in Paxton and Indian Falls. If conditions are safe, a damage assessment team will examine the extent of structural damage, officials said.

“Intense fire behavior is expected again today,” the update said.

Dixie Fire has forced several evacuation orders, including on the west bank of Lake Almanor in Blooms County.

Cindy Pearson, a resident of Queensland, forced to evict CNN co-told KCRA He was “very curious” about wildfires.

“It’s scary,” Pearson said. He told the station he had lived in Quincy for three months. “I’ve never encountered anything like this.”

“I want to get home soon. I want there to be a house there,” he said.

Henry Real, another resident, said residents should always be alert to a fire accident and be ready to leave at the announcement of a moment.

“You pray the wind blows the right way,” he said. “But when it changes you have to be ready to go, get ready to go.”

Wildfires in northern California prompted the government’s Gavin Newsom to declare a state of emergency in four districts on Friday, allowing authorities access to increased resources.

On July 24 a house caught fire from a Dixie fire through the vicinity of Indian Falls.
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