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Evacuations Ordered as Dixie Fire Approaches Greenville in California's Plumas County

Evacuations were ordered for Greenville in northern California’s Plumas County as the Dixie Fire threatened the town on August 2.

The Plumas County Sheriff told residents to evacuate towards Quincy immediately at around 5:30 pm local time.

Hot, windy and dry conditions helped the fire produce spot fires as it headed northeast towards Greenville, according to firefighting authorities. The blaze was 249,635 acres in size and 35 percent contained.

These videos show the fire burning near the town while aerial firefighting craft drop flame retardant in an effort to protect structures. Credit: Plumas County Search and Rescue via Storyful

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