Five Firefighters Injured in 900-Acre Wildfire in California

Five firefighters suffered heat-related injuries while working to contain a 900-acre wildfire burning in Nevada County, California, fire officials said on June 29, according to local news reports.

The fire, dubbed Rices Fire, broke out June 28 at 2 pm, and was sparked by a structure fire, officials said.

Footage by Donovan Johnson shows an air tanker dropping retardant, and flames and smoke rising in a wooded area.

The fire was at 904 acres and 10 percent contained as of June 29, according to Cal Fire. Credit: Donovan Johnson via Storyful

Video transcript

[PLANE WHIRRING]

[FIRE CRACKLING]

- Oh, my God.

[WIND BLOWING]

- Over here, too.

[CAR DOOR SHUTS]

- Wow, look at the smoke that it's putting out.

[PLANE WHIRRING]

[FIRE CRACKLING]

- Oh, my God.

[WIND BLOWING]

- Over here, too.

[CAR DOOR SHUTS]

- Wow, look at the smoke that it's putting out.

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