On the side affecting Trinity County, the fire continues to progress to the west toward Trinity Lake, where multiple structures are threatened. It will be in the northern part of a map of California wildfires.
At one point, a second fire broke out on a right shoulder of the road near the Delta Fire, but it wasn't clear whether it was related. Mapping Support is tracking the fire closely.
"I think in one day it's burned 15,000 acres, so now has the potential to join those two fires up".
Delta Fire Closes 45 Miles Of I-5 In Shasta County, Evacuations Ordered
Drivers on I-5 in northern California got a big scare this week as towering flames raged on both sides of the highway. On the southeast corner of the fire, crews are working to anchor and extend control lines between Interstate 5 and the Hirz Fire to hold the fire's southern progression.
New Zealand Army emergency responders Cpl Thomas Grant and Cpl Reginald Reid arrive at Palmerston North airport after fighting fires in California.
Firefighters were using natural barriers like roadways and ridges to set up control lines, which will allow them to burn away fuel ahead of the wildfire to slow its growth, Captain Brandon Vaccaro, a spokesman for the Delta fire incident command, said.
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It comes just weeks after Hurricane Lane brought "almost biblical rains" to the Big Island and also left parts of Oahu flooded. At its present course and speed, the center of Florence will likely approach the SC or Georgia coastline on Thursday or Friday.
A firefighter douses what's left of a burned vehicle left abandoned on interstate 5 after the Delta Fire tore through the region and jumped the road in Delta, south of Pollard Flat, California on September 5, 2018.
Thursday's blaze along I-5 has blackened 23 square miles, prompting mandatory evacuations.
CHP officer Jason Morton said the only alternate route around the closure is taking motorists up to eight hours to navigate.
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However, researchers point out that, while the relative risk increased significantly, the overall risk was still pretty small. The researchers' paper is titled, " Diclofenac use and cardiovascular risks: series of nationwide cohort studies".
The fire prompted evacuation orders for scattered homes and buildings in three counties in and around the Shasta-Trinity National Forest.
Wipari Henwood and his crew were driving through the small Californian town of French Gulch, evacuated in this past month's fires, when a white Ford pick-up truck swerved across in front of them and jammed on the brakes.
A representative from the Shasta County Sheriff's Office could no immediately be reached for comment. According to the Sheriff's Office, an evacuation center will be opening at the Mt. Shasta Community Center, located at 629 Alder St.in Mt. Shasta.
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Mini-breaks were aplenty - seven in total - and it was Nishikori's mind games which tricked Cilic into surrendering the set. The win meant that Djokovic advanced to his 11th straight U.S. semifinal - a streak only bettered by Jimmy Connors.
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection has responded to 4,587 fires that have destroyed 613,710 acres (248,359 hectares), compared with 4,425 fires that destroyed 233,936 acres (94,671 hectares) through the same period in 2017, according to figures from the agency.