Farmworkers near Salinas, California, worked in the fields amid trying conditions on Thursday, August 20, as the River Fire raged nearby.
The River Fire south of Salinas grew to more than 33,000 acres on Thursday morning and was at 7 percent containment, according to local reports. The fire was caused by lightning and started on Sunday, August 16, the report said.
This footage shows the hazy and smoky conditions in Salinas, as farmworkers were working near a farm plow. Weather reports showed temperatures in Salinas in the mid-70s. Credit: @PocketNihilist via Storyful