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Dramatic video shows a driver trying to escape a Northern California wildfire through a wall of smoke and flames

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

A video shows a driver's harrowing escape from a wildfire burning in Northern California.
The so-called Camp Fire started around 6:30 a.m. on Thursday in Butte County, California, which is roughly 90 miles north of Sacramento.
So far, at least 18,000 acres have burned, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. Thousands of residents were under evacuation orders as of Thursday evening.
California witnessed the worst wildfire in its history in July. The Mendocino Complex Fire, which also occurred in the northern part of the state, burned nearly 460,000...
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VIDEO: Firenado whips around Camp Fire in Butte County

VIDEO: Firenado whips around Camp Fire in Butte County

4 monthes ago   |   By ABC

Apocalyptic scenes show a firenado swirling amid a scorched part of Butte County as the Camp Fire rages on.
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