Plumes of Smoke Billow Into Sky as Firefighters Battle to Contain Blaze

Firefighters battling the Dixie Fire in California have reached 45 percent containment of the blaze, according to officials on Wednesday, August 25.

Some evacuation orders and warnings were eased on Wednesday, according to Plumas National Forest, with over 5,600 crew members battling the 735,064-acre wildfire.

This footage, posted by Brittney Lohn Harmon, shows plumes of smoke from the Dixie Fire billowing into the sky in Quincy, California. Credit: Brittney Lohn Harmon via Storyful

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