Firefighters worked to contain the Dixie fire burning in California as the blaze spread to over 500 square miles and left the town of Greenville “devastated,” according to the local media outlet Plumas News.
Local news said the fire had burned the library and a bank in Greenville, with the blaze also destroying parts of nearby Chester.
Craig Malloy says this footage, posted on August 4, shows the scene in Chester as firefighters worked to contain the fire.
Officials on August 5 said over 4,780 firefighters were deployed to the scene, and that the fire was 35 percent contained. Credit: Craig Malloy via Storyful