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The Walker Fire currently burns in Plumas National Forest about 150 miles north of Sacramento and has grown rapidly to 44,000 hectares

Firefighters fight fiercely against huge wildfire in California, which has spread rapidly to 44,000 hectares and contains only 10 percent

  • The Walker Fire currently burns in Plumas National Forest about 150 miles north of Sacramento in California
  • Firefighters said Monday that the natural fire contains only 10 percent
  • The fire broke out last Wednesday in the remote mountainous terrain and now covers approximately 44,000 hectares
  • There were still 825 crews fighting against the fire all Monday
  • The cause of the enormous Walker Fire is still being investigated
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Firefighters fight fiercely against a huge natural fire in California that has rapidly grown to 44,000 acres in what is the state's largest fire this year.

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The Walker Fire currently burns in Plumas National Forest about 150 miles north of Sacramento.

Firefighters said Monday that the natural fire contains only 10 percent.

The fire broke out last Wednesday in the remote mountainous terrain.

The Walker Fire currently burns in Plumas National Forest about 150 miles north of Sacramento and has grown rapidly to 44,000 hectares

The Walker Fire currently burns in Plumas National Forest about 150 miles north of Sacramento and has grown rapidly to 44,000 hectares

The Walker Fire currently burns in Plumas National Forest about 150 miles north of Sacramento
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The Walker Fire currently burns in Plumas National Forest about 150 miles north of Sacramento

The Walker Fire currently burns in Plumas National Forest about 150 miles north of Sacramento

It exploded on Friday and spread 15,000 hectares in just a matter of hours.

There were still 825 crews fighting against the fire all Monday.

The American Forest Service-Plumas National Forest said in their latest update that the fire activity was moderated by lower temperatures and increased humidity in the area.

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An evacuation order for people living along Highway 395, including Milford and Brockman Canyon, was lifted on Monday.

Authorities warned those residents to stay prepared in case the mandatory evacuation was restored.

Firefighters said Monday that the natural fire contains only 10 percent after spreading to 44,000 hectares

Firefighters said Monday that the natural fire contains only 10 percent after spreading to 44,000 hectares

Firefighters said Monday that the natural fire contains only 10 percent after spreading to 44,000 hectares

A camera scanner in Nevada caught the plumes of smoke caused by the Walker Fire while the crews continued to fight the fire

A camera scanner in Nevada caught the plumes of smoke caused by the Walker Fire while the crews continued to fight the fire

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A camera scanner in Nevada caught the plumes of smoke caused by the Walker Fire while the crews continued to fight the fire

The fire has grown rapidly to 44,000 hectares in the largest fire of the state this year

The fire has grown rapidly to 44,000 hectares in the largest fire of the state this year

The fire has grown rapidly to 44,000 hectares in the largest fire of the state this year

The fire broke out last Wednesday in the remote mountainous terrain

The fire broke out last Wednesday in the remote mountainous terrain

The fire broke out last Wednesday in the remote mountainous terrain

The fire currently covers 44,000 hectares of mountainous terrain in the Plumas National Forest
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The fire currently covers 44,000 hectares of mountainous terrain in the Plumas National Forest

The fire currently covers 44,000 hectares of mountainous terrain in the Plumas National Forest

Mandatory evacuation orders remain in force for Antelope Lake to the Plumas county line, the Genesee Valley exit, the Ward Creek area and the Flournoy Bridge area.

The cause of the enormous Walker Fire is still being investigated.

It comes when several other forest fires have surfaced in Northern California last week.

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The Red Bank Fire, which burns about 100 miles away in Tehama County, is now contained 55 percent after stretching 8,383 acres.

That fire was lit on Thursday by a lightning strike about 25 miles west of Red Bluff.

It destroyed at least two buildings, but mandatory evacuation orders have since been canceled because the authorities have gained control of the fire.

The American Forest Service-Plumas National Forest said in their latest update that the fire activity was moderated by lower temperatures and increased humidity in the area

The American Forest Service-Plumas National Forest said in their latest update that the fire activity was moderated by lower temperatures and increased humidity in the area

The American Forest Service-Plumas National Forest said in their latest update that the fire activity was moderated by lower temperatures and increased humidity in the area

There were still 825 crews fighting against the fire all Monday
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There were still 825 crews fighting against the fire all Monday

There were still 825 crews fighting against the fire all Monday

The cause of the enormous Walker Fire is still being investigated

The cause of the enormous Walker Fire is still being investigated

The cause of the enormous Walker Fire is still being investigated

The fire was only 10 percent withheld on Monday when fire crews from neighboring areas were brought in to help fight the fire

The fire was only 10 percent withheld on Monday when fire crews from neighboring areas were brought in to help fight the fire

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The fire was only 10 percent withheld on Monday when fire crews from neighboring areas were brought in to help fight the fire

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