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Northern California Residents Evacuate Plumas County as Dixie Fire Spreads

The Dixie fire reached 428 square miles on Wednesday, August 4, as new evacuation orders were issued in Plumas County, California, according to fire officials.

The fire was 35 percent contained, officials said.

As of Wednesday, the fire had destroyed 45 structures, 22 minor structures, and damaged five others, fire officials said.

This footage shared by Allysha Logan, who said it was taken near Chester in Plumas County, shows fire conditions on Tuesday.

According to Logan, the first clip was taken near Lake Almanor as she was evacuating. The second clip shows Cal Fire heading toward Chester, she told Storyful. Credit: Allysha Logan via Storyful

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