Huge California wildfire grows, but weather helps firefighters

7/8/2021 11:19:00 PM

Huge California wildfire grows, but weather helps firefighters

Huge California wildfire grows, but weather helps firefighters

LOS ANGELES: A vast wildfire in northern California, already the third-largest in the state\u0027s history, continued to grow overnight but officials said on Saturday (Aug 7) that cooler, calmer weather was giving firefighters a much-needed break. The Dixie Fire has now ravaged 446,723 acres in four counties, u

LOS ANGELES: A vast wildfire in northern California, already the third-largest in the state's history, continued to grow overnight but officials said on Saturday (Aug 7) that cooler, calmer weather was giving firefighters a much-needed break.The Dixie Fire has now ravaged 446,723 acres in four counties, up from the previous day's 434,813. That area is larger than Los Angeles - and has surpassed the sweep of the vast Bootleg Fire in southern Oregon.

But cooler temperatures and calmer winds moved into the area overnight in a boon to weary firefighters, the state agency Calfire said. Those conditions are expected to continue into Sunday.The fire is now 21 per cent contained.Earlier in the week, the Dixie Fire left the Gold Rush town of Greenville charred and in ruins, though no deaths were reported. It has also burned through the small town of Canyondam, the Los Angeles Times reported.

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The Dixie Fire has now ravaged 446,723 acres in four counties, up from the previous day's 434,813. That area is larger than Los Angeles - and has surpassed the sweep of the vast Bootleg Fire in southern Oregon. 3. But cooler temperatures and calmer winds moved into the area overnight in a boon to weary firefighters, the state agency Calfire said. IV ZR 314/19) AFP News Lionel Messi will end his 20-year career with Barcelona after the Argentine superstar and the Spanish giants were unable to overcome "economic and structural obstacles" to a new deal. Those conditions are expected to continue into Sunday. "I definitely feel a huge amount of pressure. The fire is now 21 per cent contained." The 36-year-old, said she was settling into a new life in New York with her family and had no acting ambitions when, out of the blue, she was offered the part.

Earlier in the week, the Dixie Fire left the Gold Rush town of Greenville charred and in ruins, though no deaths were reported. "I didn't have an agent. 2 hours ago EMERGING MARKETS-Baht leads losses among Asian FX on virus woes * Baht on track for worst week since late-March * India c. It has also burned through the small town of Canyondam, the Los Angeles Times reported. The Times said that as authorities urge thousands of locals to evacuate, they have been met at times by armed residents refusing to budge. But then I thought about it. When that happens, law enforcement officers are asking the residents for the names of next-of-kin - to be notified if the fire claims their lives. The worsening COVID-19 pandemic led Thailand's central bank to slash its 2021 economic growth forecast on Wednesday to 0. Ironically, the Dixie Fire's movement northeastward has been slowed in part because it has reached what the CalFire website calls the"scar" of an earlier blaze, the 2007 Moonlight Fire, reducing available fuel. In"2:22 - A Ghost Story" she plays Jenny, a young woman who believes her new home is haunted. In"2:22 - A Ghost Story" she plays Jenny, a young woman who believes her new home is haunted.

More than 5,000 personnel are now battling the Dixie blaze, which is sending enormous clouds of smoke into the air that are easily visible from space. By late July, the number of acres burned in California was up more than 250 per cent from 2020 - itself the worst year of wildfires in the state's modern history. Julia Chan and Jake Wood also co-star. 50 minutes ago. A long-term drought that scientists say is driven by climate change has left much of the western United States parched - and vulnerable to explosive and highly destructive fires. Source: AFP/ec . "You know, there's a reason why we've believed in ghosts since prehistoric times," he said.