Another raging and rapidly growing wildfire this week in Northern California has prompted evacuations, road closings and a massive firefighting response, the U.S. Forest Service said.
Northern California's deadly and monstrous Carr Fire, ignited last month after the rim of a trailer's flat tire scraped the asphalt, has been fully contained, state fire officials said late Thursday.
The Carr Fire is causing residents of Redding, California, to flee their homes as the flames have damaged several buildings. The fire has killed two people fighting the flames.
626,394 acres burned.
The White House has approved a disaster declaration for Shasta County, California, where officials say the massive Carr Fire has killed seven people and is continuing to burn through homes and property.
Sixteen of the largest wildfires burning in California have scorched 320,000 acres, authorities said Wednesday -- an area larger than the entire city of Los Angeles.
The fast-moving Carr Fire has claimed six lives as it tears through Northern California.
A woman and her two great-grandchildren who had been missing since Thursday died in Northern California's deadly Carr Fire, according to their relatives.
There's a 30,000-foot shadow cast over Northern California.