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Dixie Fire becomes largest in California history

On August 5, 2021, the house was engulfed in flames as the Dixie fire raged in Greenville, California. (Image credit: JOSH EDELSON / AFP via Getty Images)

Burning dry fuel like a matchstick, Northern California’s Dixie fire surged in size this week to become the largest single wildfire in state history, according to news reports.

The fire, which covers most of Butte and Pulmouth counties, ignited at midnight on July 14, and has since been struck by low humidity, strong winds, and already dried foliage. The Washington Post reported..

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