#DixieWildfire

.Castaic, CA, USA
The fire erupted near the mountainous terrain of Castaic. (Photo Credit: Associated Press)

  • Two firefighters sustained burn injuries
  • The fire has spread through 450 acres of land
  • Firefighters were making "good progress", officials said

.California, USA
A firefighter is dwarfed by an aerial drop at the the Chaparral Fire in Murrieta which still blazes. (Photo credit: AP)

  • Firefighters said the Lake Tahoe fire was 'more aggressive than anticipated'
  • Flames churned through mountains just a few miles southwest of the Tahoe Basin
  • The blaze that broke out August 14 was 19% contained after burning nearly 245 square miles

.South Lake Tahoe, CA, USA
A golfer wears a face mask as he practices his putting at the smoke shrouded Lake Tahoe Golf Course in South Lake Tahoe. (Photo credit: AP)

  • In Southern California, an unknown number of remote homes and outbuildings burned on Wednesday
  • To the north, the Caldor Fire spread to within 20 miles
  • South Lake Tahoe and Tahoe City on the west shore recorded the nation's worst air pollution

.Dixie, CA, USA
The Caldor Fire has been raging in California for two days. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • The California wildfire has destroyed more than 1,000 homes and businesses
  • These fires are wiping out forests, central to climate change efforts
  • These fires are behaving in ways not seen in the past, said expert

.El Dorado Hills, CA, USA
The Caldor Fire has been raging in California for two days. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Caldor Fire ignited 60 miles away from the Sacramento
  • 6,500 acres of land has been engulfed by the fire
  • Those within a 1.5 mile radius of the fire were ordered to evacuate

.California, USA
A surviving ceramic statue is seen outside a house that burned along North Arm Road in Plumas County near Taylorsville, California. (Photo credit:

  • Thunderstorms that moved in starting Friday didn't produce much rain but whipped up winds
  • Extreme heat returned Sunday with temperatures expected to top 100 degrees
  • Gusts of up to 50 mph on Saturday pushed flames closer to Janesville

.Lame Deer, MT, USA
An aircraft drops fire retardant to slow the spread of the Richard Spring fire, east of Lame Deer, Montana. (Photo credit: AP)

  • Several thousand people in Montana remained under evacuation orders
  • The Richard Spring Fire is advancing across the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation
  • California's Dixie fire has burned over 780 square miles

.Greenville, SC, USA
Unincorporated Plumas County : This photo shows cars and homes destroyed by the Dixie Fire line central Greenville on Thursday. (Photo credit: PTI file)

  • The Dixie wildfire has engulfed the Sierra Nevada mountains region
  • The fire has completely destroyed town of Greenville
  • The fire is not expected to be fully contained by August 20

.Plumas County, CA, USA
This photo shows cars and homes destroyed by the Dixie Fire line central Greenville on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021, in Plumas County, California. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Dixie wildfire has been deemed as the third worst fire in California's history
  • The missing person announcement was made by the sheriff's office
  • The Dixie Fire has so far levelled 447,000 acres of land