Firefighters battled to contain a wildfire burning in San Benito County, California, which grew to 500 acres in a few hours after breaking out on June 16.
Californian fire authorities reported the so-called Bitter Fire had started at around 1 pm south of Paicines. The fire had expanded to around 500 acres by around 5 pm local time. Firefighting aircraft were also deployed to fight the fire.
These videos were taken by a local rancher who was watching the fire burn from afar. Credit: Anonymous via Storyful