Thick Clouds of Smoke Billow Above Sequoia National Park

The Windy Fire burned on 40.7 square miles (26,051 acres) on September 21 in Tulare County, California, with five percent containment, authorities reported.

As of the morning of September 21, 1,136 fire personnel were working on the Windy Fire, which started on September 9, when lightning hit the area.

Footage from Saturday, September 18, shows thick clouds of smoke over the Sequoia National Park.

The KNP Complex Fire, also in the Sequoia National Forest, was burning on 37 square miles (23,743 acres) on September 21 according to the authorities. Credit: Almadelia Ordonez via Storyful

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