The battle to contain Northern California’s Caldor Fire continued into the early hours of August 24 as it grew to 114,166 acres, days after it had destroyed a property in Somerset, seen in this dramatic footage.
This footage, shot by Alekz Londos near Somerset on August 21, shows a property engulfed in flames. Two vehicles, including a quad bike, were also destroyed by the blaze.
More than 400 single residences and commercial properties had been destroyed, and 17,488 structures were threatened by the fire which as of Monday, was only 9 percent contained according to firefighting authorities. Credit: Alekz Londos via Storyful