Firefighting Aircraft Drops Retardant Over Uncontained Wildfire in California

A 6,775-acre wildfire burning in California’s Six Rivers National Forest was zero percent contained as of Monday, August 8, official said.

Footage by Alekz Londos shows a firefighting aircraft dropping retardant over a forested area, and other firefighting efforts in the area. Londos said the footage was filmed in Willow Creek.

According to fire officials, 12 lightning-sparked fires ignited on Friday as thunderstorms moved across the forest. Credit: Alekz Londos via Storyful

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