Northern California wildfire threatens homes, closes major highway

Smoke rises as the large delta fire spreads along Shasta County in California, U.S., September 5, 2018 in this picture obtained on September 6, 2018 from a social media video. CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL/via REUTERS

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – An intense wildfire roared unchecked for a second day on Thursday through drought-desiccated timber in Northern California’s Shasta-Trinity National Forest, threatening scores of homes and forcing the closure of an interstate highway after motorists had to flee their vehicles. The Delta fire erupted on Wednesday in a canyon along the Sacramento […]

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