Dixie Fire Rips Through Town of Greenville, California

The Dixie Fire, the sixth-largest wildfire in California history, destroyed homes and businesses in a mountain town in Plumas County late on August 4.

This video, shared by the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department, shows the town of Greenville ablaze.

The San Francisco Chronicle reported the fire gutted the town’s main street, leaving smoky piles of rubble.

As of the morning of August 5, the Dixie Fire had grown to 322,502 acres (504 square miles) and was 35 percent contained, officials reported. Credit: San Diego Fire-Rescue Department via Storyful

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