Huge Plumes of Smoke Waft From California's McFarland Fire as Blaze Grows

Large smoke plumes wafted from the McFarland fire burning in Shasta County, California, as the blaze grew to 15,565 acres and was 5 percent contained on August 2.

The lightning-sparked McFarland Fire began on Thursday, July 29, according to officials, and prompted evacuations for the town of Wildwood, California, on Monday.

This footage, filmed from neighboring Humboldt County, shows huge plumes rising from the fire. Credit: dyervillefarms via Storyful

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