Aircraft Drops Water Over Fawn Fire as Woman Arrested in Relation to Blaze

Firefighters worked to contain the Fawn Fire burning near Redding, California, with a woman arrested in connection to blaze, officials said on Thursday, September 23.

The 30-year-old approached firefighters at the scene, stating that she was dehydrated and required medical treatment.

She was deemed to be a suspected arsonist after questioning, according to a CalFire statement.

Officials said the wildfire reached 5,500 acres on Thursday, with evacuation orders and warnings in place.

Lemon Aide Project posted this footage, showing a firefighting aircraft flying over plumes of smoke that evening. Credit: Lemon Aide Project via Storyful

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