2021-07-26

The largest wildfire in the U.S. has spread to a state of emergency

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China News Service, July 26th. According to a comprehensive report, on the 25th local time, the largest wildfire in California has lasted for 12 days. Many buildings have been destroyed and more than 10,000 buildings have been threatened. Officials say low vegetation humidity and traffic restrictions in remote areas hinder firefighters’ work.

Data from the California Fire Department showed that as of the morning of the 25th local time, the fire had spread to 190,625 acres, 21% of the fire was under control, and more than 5,000 firefighters and staff were extinguishing the fire.

The largest wildfire in the U.S. has spread to a state of emergency

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p > California Fire Department officials said on the 25th that the fire that began on July 14 has destroyed 16 buildings, including residential, commercial buildings and other buildings. More than 10,700 buildings in Butte and Pramas counties are threatened.

Officials said that the fire was still active after one night and is expected to become more serious. It “continues to burn in a remote, restricted area, and the steep terrain hinders the control of the fire.”

On the 23rd local time, the Governor of California declared a state of emergency in four counties and allowed officials Get more resources.

Scientists say that the increasing frequency and intensity of wildfires are largely due to long-term droughts and increasing high temperatures, which are all phenomena of climate change.