California Crews Dump Retardant on County Fire

StoryfulWeatherPublished: July 3, 2018
Published: July 3, 2018

Fire crews worked to contain a large wildfire burning in Yolo County’s Rumsey Canyon on Monday, July 2. This video shows fire retardant being sprayed on the area. The blaze, dubbed the County Fire, ignited on June 30, and had burned 60,000 acres as of Monday evening. Mandatory evacuation orders were issued for various parts of Yolo County, including north of Highway 128, south of County Road 23, and east of Berryessa Knoxville Road, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. The fire department said the fire showed “extreme fire behavior” as it burned through tall grass, brush, and dense oak, The Sacramento Bee reported. Credit: ryno297r via Storyful

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