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Mandatory Evacuations Ordered as Wildfire Burns Near California's Lassen National Forest

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Authorities in Lassen County, California, ordered residents to evacuate from several areas after a wildfire, named Hog Fire, scorched around 5,200 acres since July 18.

This footage, posted to Twitter by Carrie Kirby, shows thick smoke billowing from the fire near Lassen National Forest on July 19.

According to ABC 10, the wildfire affected both private and US Forest Service land.

Residents were ordered to evacuate from Lake Forest Estates, Phildow, Grey Eagle Lane, and areas north of Highway 36 and west of County Road A1 late July 19.

Credit: Carrie Kirby via Storyful

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