INDIAN FALLS, Calif. (AP) â A wildfire raging in rugged terrain in Northern California has destroyed multiple homes as the stateâs largest fire intensifies and numerous other blazes batter the U.S. West.
The Dixie fire had already destroyed over a dozen homes and other structures when it tore through the tiny community of Indian Falls, in Plumas County, on Saturday night.READ MORE: 2 Juveniles Arrested After Mother, Son Found Critically Injured In Elverta
An updated damage estimate wasn’t immediately available. But fire officials say the blaze has charred more than 181,000 acres and is 20 percent contained.READ MORE: Dispatch Audio Describes Chilling Details of Boys' Alleged Attack On Own Mother and Brother: 'He Wants To Turn Himself In'
It’s burning in a rocky, remote area, hampering firefightersâ efforts as it expands eastward.
Meanwhile, more than 2,200 crew members are working to corral the nationâs largest wildfire, Oregonâs Bootleg fire. It’s over 40% contained.MORE NEWS: 'That Is Just Inhumane': Hidden Camera Captures Alleged Elder Abuse At Folsom Senior Living Facility
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