The fire is localized by 30%.
The area of the natural fire “Dixie,” raging in the north of California since mid-July, exceeded 202 thousand hectares. This is evidenced by the data published by the state fire department.
The fire is localized by 30%. During the month, the flames destroyed 1,045 buildings, including 550 residential buildings. Wind, heat, and low humidity contribute to the spread of the fire.
According to the National Interagency Fire Center, based in Idaho, in the western United States, an area of more than 971 thousand hectares is covered by fire. There are 105 large foci in 14 states. The most difficult situation has developed in California, in the states of Oregon, Washington, Montana, and Idaho. Since the beginning of the year, the total area of fires in the west of the country has exceeded 1.5 million hectares.