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Fast moving California Delta fire forces evacuations

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor September 7, 2018 13:59

Fast moving California Delta fire forces evacuations

Forestry officials reported the Delta fire was burning north of Redding, California and has consumed more than 5,000 acres. The U.S. Forest Service says the fire has forced evacuations and closed Interstate 5. There were reports of truckers abandoning their rigs on the highway in order to escape the blaze. Hundreds of firefighters were battling the fast moving wildfire. The fire broke out at mid-day near an exit from Interstate 5, about 48 km north of Redding. Its cause was under investigation.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor September 7, 2018 13:59