Lightning-Caused Wildfires Burn in Northern California Forest

The Six Rivers Lightning Complex fires were at zero percent containment and had burned almost 7,000 acres (11 square miles) by Monday, August 8, in the Willow Creek area of Northern California according to the US Forest Service.

A series of 12 lightning-caused fires were identified on Friday in Six Rivers National Forest after thunderstorms in the area according to official reports.

The fires caused evacuations in Humboldt County.

Video filmed by Alekz Londos, who said the footage was taken in Willow Creek on Sunday, shows firefighters on the front lines working to contain the complex of fires. Credit: Alekz Londos via Storyful

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