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Thousands flee Dixie Fire in California, over 240K acres burned

New York Post

By Jackie Salo – August 1, 2021

Thousands of Californians have been forced to evacuate their homes as the state’s largest wildfire this year tore through nearly a quarter-million acres of property, authorities said.

The blaze, known as the Dixie Wildfire, has at least 4,000 people under evacuation orders as it raged in the mountains in Butte and Plumas counties, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said.

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