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Caught on Camera: ALERTWildfire camera burns from Dixie Fire

Image of the burnt trees surround our Indian Ridge camera after its burnover on Saturday of the Dixie Fire
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Image of the burnt trees surround our Indian Ridge camera after its burnover on Saturday of the Dixie Fire

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. (KION) Last week a rockslide caused by the Dixie Fire was caught on camera. This week, a timelapse video caught the fire burning through the trees into the camera pointed at the scene.

After nearly two weeks, the fire burning north of Sacramento is 21% contained. It's one of more than 80 fires currently burning in 11 western states, forcing nearly 8,400 evacuations. At least 21 structures have been lost since the fire was sparked on July 13.

Dixie Fire public information officer Mitch Matlow told KTVN, "the combination of the monsoon moisture coming into the area along with the heat created by the sun and the heat created by the fire we're putting ourselves into a packaged it potentially could cause a very erratic very aggressive by her behavior today."

The fire has burned 190 thousand acres. No deaths or injuries were reported.

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Melody Waintal

Melody Waintal is the Digital Content Reporter at KION News Channel 5/46.

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