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Helicopter Speeds Toward Rising Plumes of Dixie Fire Smoke

Firefighters worked to contain the Dixie Fire burning in California as officials said the blaze spread to over 226,400 acres on July 29.

This footage, posted by Chico Police Department on July 29, shows the scene in Plumas County, California, as emergency services continued their fight to cool the flames.

Officials said over 5,900 firefighters were deployed to incident as of July 29, with the perimeter at 23 percent containment. Credit: Chico Police Department via Storyful

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