New evacuation orders were issued in northern California’s Plumas County as the Dixie fire reached 253,052 acres on August 3, according to the latest incident report.
The Plumas County Sheriff’s Office issued mandatory evacuation orders on August 3 for more areas as the fire grew.
This video, filmed by Ty O’Neil on July 31, shows Meadow Valley engulfed by smoke and flames from the Dixie Fire at night.
The Dixie fire was 35 percent contained as of the morning of August 3, according to official reports. Credit: Ty O’Neil via Storyful